Category: News releases


Chocolate prevents preeclampsia? How a medical society’s poor PR helped drive this misleading message

2 2/5/2016

Can we cure our insatiable need for medical miracles?


Fiber and breast cancer risk: holes in Harvard news release set stage for misleading news coverage

2 2/2/2016

Sunshine or more stonewalling? Maryland’s latest chocolate milk disclosures dodge the difficult questions

5 1/28/2016

Health news headscratcher: How did a message about colonoscopies turn a full 180 degrees?


Media case study: PR news release vs. news stories on mammography screenings for older women

1 1/20/2016

Fear-mongering of smart phones based on stressed-out rats is just silly


Camembert kills cancer? Cheesy headlines distort preliminary rat study


Podcast: Real harm to real people from shoddy PR news releases


“Slow-chewing” study news release begs a mouthful of questions