Irreverent Distraction No.6, Beware of the Scientists
by Frankie Lassut
You read in the paper; ‘drinking red wine may cause cancer, say scientists’ ... so you analyse your red wine intake (and cut down).
One month later, you read; ‘red wine may not be a cause of cancer, say scientists’ ... so you up your red wine intake, because you’re ok to do so now ... you’ve been given the all clear by the ‘experts’.
But wait! Your ‘red wine soup’ causes cancer ... again