I was trying to say, though, that who funded a study or an organization does not make that organization's or study's findings wrong

It doesn't make them wrong but it makes them more likely to be wrong. The effect is well established by scientific papers. There are many ways to bias a study that you can't trace by reading a paper.

It doesn't make sense to say look at the science, and ignore the science that clearly establishes that funding sources bias scientific papers.

IFIC are not in a good position to turn any money down, as long as the money doesn'

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