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


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


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


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


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


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