Category: Health care journalism


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

4 6/19/2015

Coverage of FDA’s trans fat decision a high-water mark for health journalism

10 6/18/2015

Questions about Mayo Clinic deal with Minneapolis TV station

4 6/17/2015

The dad bod: doughy ideal or dangerous health risk?

4 6/12/2015

CDC, Sandman, and finding an “honest” appraisal of e-cigarettes


Five-star Friday – backs, brains, bedtime & more

1 6/10/2015

A flawed news release, and the resulting coverage, of a study on breastfeeding and leukemia

3 6/9/2015

Why did last week’s mammography study get so much news, but the DCIS study didn’t?


Weak reporting of limitations of observational research


Use of “cure” overwhelms any caveats coming later in WaPost Ebola story