Category: Evaluating the quality of evidence


Criticism of Toronto Star story on HPV vaccine Gardasil’s “dark side”

2 2/10/2015

CDC, conflicting (conflicted?) info, Tamiflu & unquestioning news reporting


Endometrial cancer joins the “coffee club” in which association ≠ causation

1 2/5/2015

Lots of reporting & CDC criticism in BMJ piece on antiviral drug Tamiflu

4 2/3/2015

It’s good to see others get in on the media watchdog work

1 1/30/2015

Click-bait “science” news: binge-watching-TV analysis


What was missing in many stories about sugary drinks & girls’ 1st periods


Squelching rage when reading “Twitter knows when you’re going to have a heart attack”

1 1/22/2015

Coffee & melanoma: add to annals of abused translation of observational research

3 1/20/2015

“Potential biomarker that could predict”? – caveats about psychiatric brain imaging & blogging about it