What If? – Why Statistics Shouldn’t Scare You!


For those with cancer, or know someone who is fighting cancer, this is a wonderful reminder for you/them to keep positive and work toward health…

Cooking Up the Cure

One of the most routine pieces of information that the medical industry, for it is an industry, throws at us is a Statistic.

Statistics are there to show you how likely you are to contract some disease, to have a boy or girl, to getting a divorce, or find a new job.  There seem to be so many studies that we now have a statistic for everything…including how many times you’re likely to blink in a minute! How could we go on without that piece of data?

We have to be honest though; we like them. We quote them to others to deter them from some decision or action. If they favor us, we advertise them.

Statistical tables

Well, one thing I surely learned from taking Statistics in Grad School, is that if you manipulate data just right…you can come up with a number of statistics… and not all will agree. …

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