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When one of the researchers on a study is the CEO of two companies that manufacture the supplement being tested, it’s especially important for stories to include some independent vetting of the results in their coverage. This story didn’t include that outside perspective.
We’re fans of The Washington Post’s “Quick Study” column and we’ve applauded it before. But we thought their coverage of an experimental Alzheimer’s disease treatment lacked crucial details. A competing Fox News story had many of the same shortcomings.
Longer but not better than a competing Washington Post column about the same study. An independent voice could have helped frame these results with the appropriate context.
The NBC Today.com/health website posted a story, “Binge-watching TV helps some people beat the blues.” Not only did the headline...
A study published in the journal Human Reproduction found that “more frequent sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) consumption was associated with earlier...
I’m late on this, but it’s noteworthy. Paul Thacker, journalist and former investigator for the US Senate Finance Committee investigating...