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Hot dogs, pregnancy, and empirical methods

Hot dogs, pregnancy, and empirical methods

Update: 2022-08-04
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Last week on Instagram, an account with over a million followers shared a “fact”: eating hot dogs in pregnancy increases child brain cancer risk by 33%. I posted immediately to dispel this claim, and to discuss the limitations of the study referenced.  But here's the full data dive on this and similar studies.

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Hot dogs, pregnancy, and empirical methods

Hot dogs, pregnancy, and empirical methods

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