Category: Health care journalism

2 7/31/2015

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


Tips for understanding studies

1 7/28/2015

The problem with health stories based on animal research


Watch-dogging health news across the pond


Five-Star Friday – and one local TV news dud

5 7/8/2015

Charges that CNN made false claims about Dr. Sanjay Gupta in Nepal

5 7/2/2015

Shut up and sip your coffee – says Slate


Friday gems – in case you missed them

3 6/23/2015

Skinny jeans & nerve damage case studies have haunted me throughout my career


Calling avocado a miracle food wasn’t enough; now a cancer buster?