URGENT: NutraSweet/MENTHANOL/TRUTH

Nexus 9000 n9k at mal.utexas.edu
Sun Aug 6 11:47:53 EST 1995


In article <DCsxn3.1Mx at ceco.ceco.com>, a#urban at ccmail.ceco.com says...
>
>If it's not anything you've experienced, then what do you care? WHy would 
>you even bother with the thread then? 
>
>I have experienced problems from consuming Nutrasweet that went away when 
>I stopped eating it, then then came back when I started taking it again 
>and which consequently went away when I stopped. Plus, several other 
>times by mistakenly consuming something that I didn't know had Nutrasweet 
>in it!!!!

This is nothing but a (weak) correlation, a statistical measure of how much 
two factors vary together.  Although correlation enables prediction, it does 
NOT provide explanation.  Correlation does not imply causation.

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