Category: Evaluating the quality of evidence

5 9/15/2015

Sniffing out the truth on dueling aromatherapy studies

6 9/10/2015

Half of Americans have diabetes or pre-diabetes? Really? What does that mean?

1 9/9/2015

Yo-yo stories on optimum weight and Alzheimer’s risk — inappropriate language keeps readers’ heads spinning

1 9/1/2015

Psychology’s reproducibility problem is journalism’s problem, too

1 8/26/2015

Randomized trials are no panacea for what ails nutrition research

2 7/31/2015

NPR’s On the Media with a skeptic’s guide to health news/diet fads


Tips for understanding studies

2 7/28/2015

The problem with health stories based on animal research


The BMJ’s head-to-head debate on homeopathy

1 6/11/2015

Proton beam therapy claims refuted by urologists on Twitter