Letters Denialism in public health

Beware SLEAZE tactics

BMJ 2011; 342 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d287 (Published 19 January 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d287
  1. Simon Capewell, professor of clinical epidemiology1,
  2. Ann Capewell, consultant physician in medicine for older people2
  1. 1Division of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
  2. 2Whiston Hospital, Prescot L35 5DR, UK
  1. capewell{at}liverpool.ac.uk

Tobacco and processed food companies typically deny scientific evidence of harm1 by using SLEAZE tactics:

  • Scientific conspiracies are alleged (but which are a …

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