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..Meta-analysis has a real but limited role in causal inference, adding to an understanding of some causal criteria. Meta-analysis may also point to sources of confounding or bias in its assessment of heterogeneity. ..
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..Identifying the responsibilities of the discipline to be public health intervention and rigorous science is a first step toward developing and applying theory in epidemiology. ..
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..Responsibility is an ethical concept particularly well suited to frame many key aspects of the ethics of our profession. ..
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..Judging cause is a central concern of physicians, epidemiologists, and other public health professionals committed to cancer prevention...