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Amos the Poker Cat

Excellent example of illustrating absurdity by being absurd.

Totally wasted on the PG Editorial Staff, and maybe Ed Heath.

Here is another except from the great blog entry from Dr. Michael Siegel "Surgeon General's Communications Misrepresent Findings of Report; Tobacco Control Practitioners Appear Unable to Accurately Portray the Science"


In fact, after reading the press release, I was fully expecting to find in the report some conclusions and supporting documentation related to an acute heart attack risk and increased lung cancer risk associated with brief secondhand smoke exposure. I was shocked to find that there was no mention of such a relationship; no conclusions, no documentation. Instead, the report appropriately presented the scientific evidence of acute effects of secondhand smoke on vascular function as supporting the biologic plausibility of the observed effects of chronic[my emphesis-AtPC] exposure on heart disease. There was no suggestion in the report that a brief[my emphesis-AtPC] exposure does or even could increase heart disease risk. Nor was there any suggestion (much less scientific evidence) that a brief exposure is enough to cause lung cancer.


To paraphrase, and address your entry. Chronic cyanide exposure is "bad", brief and deluted exposure to cyanide, especially in clumps, may not be very tasty, but it is not the end of the world.

Mosaic

yah!!! cyanide is not so hard poison.....

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