Category: Evaluating the quality of evidence

1 6/11/2015

Proton beam therapy claims refuted by urologists on Twitter

1 6/10/2015

A flawed news release, and the resulting coverage, of a study on breastfeeding and leukemia


Problems behind chocolate study “fooling millions” run much deeper than just a prank/spoof/sting


Troubled Trifecta: Clearing up recent media misinformation on health/medicine/science

1 4/23/2015

Schwitzer/Oransky workshop: “How to accurately report on medical research findings.”


JACC cites our work in calling for journalists & researchers to share responsibility in protecting the public

9 3/30/2015

More than half of 60 Minutes devoted to “Killing Cancer” but still no independent perspective

1 3/25/2015

CBS: slow down the Alzheimer’s drug trial hype – 2 examples in 1 week.

2 3/23/2015

Questions for TIME about its prediction of a pill to make us more compassionate

3 3/12/2015

“Acting as though statistical significance implies truth isn’t even approximately correct” – part 3 of a series