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Table 1 Common vices in environmental epidemiology

From: Seven mistakes and potential solutions in epidemiology, including a call for a World Council of Epidemiology and Causality

Vice  
Pride Preoccupation with methodology
Envy Failure to recognize achievements by others
Wrath Self-righteous intimidation of competitors
Lust Desire for academic honors
Gluttony Excessive craving for publications
Greed Benefit from vested interests
Sloth Callousness to injustice
  1. Extract from Grandjean, P Epidemiology, Volume 19, Number 1, January 2008 (reference 4)
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