Red AND Processed Meat
A study that associates increased risk of colorectal cancer with
increased consumption of red and processed meat should not be entitled,
"Red meat increases risk of colorectal cancer." The potential danger of
processed meat should not be ignored.
We live in an age where many people glance at headlines without
finding the time to read the adjoining articles. A responsible publishing
team such as that at the BMJ should not take lightly the importance of
carefully written headlines.
Competing interests: No competing interests