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Old 04-07-2011, 12:09 PM   #1
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http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/42462416/ns/health-cancer/

 
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Old 04-07-2011, 12:32 PM   #2
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A person who flies in airplanes has a 100% higher chance of dying in an airplane crash than those who never fly. Yet people still fly...

 
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Old 04-07-2011, 12:35 PM   #3
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life is the number 1 cause of death...
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Old 04-07-2011, 12:39 PM   #4
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I already gave up cigarettes & hookers, I ain't giving up beer.

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Old 04-07-2011, 01:05 PM   #5
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Correlation masquerading as causation.

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Old 04-07-2011, 01:09 PM   #6
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Man, I sure ain't going to go out and get those jeans they're talking about.

How does denim increase your cancer risk by 700% anyhow?
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Old 04-07-2011, 01:10 PM   #7
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A lot of beer drinkers I have known in my life have come and gone. Not one I ever knew had died of this malady.
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Old 04-07-2011, 01:12 PM   #8
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I read that off msnbc this morning. More scare tactics,since they can't prove the correlation. Their research just suggested it. Maybe the wine & liquor guys are doing what the pork industry did a long time ago.?...Not to mention,they said dyecitles were dangerous,leading to this malady. They never mentioned that it's something we work to avoid.
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Old 04-07-2011, 01:19 PM   #9
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I am concerned about this! Don't worry though. I will take one for the team. I will use myself as a guinea pig and drink 1-2 beers every night to see if I develope stomache cancer. If I die by any other means then you know this is BS. Until then please send me all your homebrews so I can start my test. Just a fyi... this could take some time, if you don't hear from me just assume I need more beer... you know... for the test

 
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Old 04-07-2011, 01:20 PM   #10
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I like that the alcohol in by beer, but not in wine or liquor is what causes this. How is the same chemical all of a sudden different if the sugar comes from grape, grain or..wait, grain...?
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