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hen Dr. Steven Goodman was in graduate school studying biostatistics and epidemiology, he had a blunt assessment of statistical rigor and research methodology.

“If anybody actually knew what was under the hood here, it would blow the top off medicine,” he recalled thinking about a lot of the research that crossed his desk in the 1980s.

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