PE Causes

Risk Factor vs Cause

What is a Risk Factor? Difference Between a Risk Factor and a Cause

Although it’s a common word, when we look closer, the verb “to cause” is often misused. The Oxford dictionary defines it this way: “Make (something, especially something bad) happen.” The dictionary uses “this disease can cause blindness” as a sentence example. Notice how the example uses the word “can” to mark a possibility. Let use a real-world […]