Dec 17 2017

Trump Bans CDC From Using Words Like “Science-Based” and “Evidence-Based” – Debunking Denialism

This is horrifying – the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been asked to not use terms like “evidence-based” and “science-based”. Without evidence and science. we’re left with ‘opinions’. Sure some opinions may be proven correct, but only with evidence and science to confirm them.

In a continued assault on science and medicine, the Trump administration has decided on a list of seven words that they have banned CDC officials from using in any official publication or internal document that has anything to do with the CDC budget of 2019, according to a report by Washington Post. These are “science-based”, “evidence-based”, “transgender”, “diversity”, “fetus”, “entitlement” and “vulnerable”. CDC analysts interviewed said that it was likely that other divisions of the Health department w

Source: Trump Bans CDC From Using Words Like “Science-Based” and “Evidence-Based” – Debunking Denialism