Informed patients need one thing not provided in SPRINT trial news: what were the absolute benefit/harm numbers?
Trends in health care news releases that lead to public confusion
Do published SPRINT study results live up to premature NIH news release hype?
Why the media must play a bigger role in policing unsafe medical devices
Where does the hype come from? A news release/news story comparison
Slick congressional PR campaign relentlessly plugs 21st Century Cures Act
War metaphors in breast cancer – “brave” word angers some
CDC, Sandman, and finding an “honest” appraisal of e-cigarettes
“More accurate than traditional biopsies” and other misinformation about a new prostate cancer test from NY-Presbyterian Hospital
Patient anecdotes in NY-Presbyterian hospital ads mask mediocre quality ratings