Category: Health care journalism

2 4/28/2016

News media hype of sunscreen studies leaves readers burned by speculative evidence

5 4/7/2016

5 tips for writing better health news headlines

3 4/5/2016

Whiplash warning! Readers brace for possible neck injury as competing claims on statins hit the headlines

4/1/2016

Vegetarianism doesn’t cause cancer, despite what many news outlets reported this week

3/30/2016

School district suggests its football players never participated in troubled U of Maryland chocolate milk/concussions study

3/30/2016

Maryland tries to run out the clock on public records requests related to chocolate milk study

3/29/2016

Don’t believe the biohype: Tips for evaluating claims about genetics and biotech

4 3/25/2016

Frustrating Friday flops – cat poop rage! Tattoos boost immunity?

1 3/24/2016

Big news orgs can’t resist reporting on small trials; hype doesn’t help readers, though

3/24/2016

Breast cancer-detecting bra won’t go away–and the news coverage is still sub-par