Category: News releases

7 9/11/2015

NIH, news media, need to slow down on the SPRINT hype

24 8/12/2015

Advocacy group spin may skew discussion on finasteride side effects

1 8/5/2015

Troubled BMJ news release on young fathers & early death risk


Medical journal news releases CAN make a difference

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


Weak reporting of limitations of observational research


“More accurate than traditional biopsies” and other misinformation about a new prostate cancer test from NY-Presbyterian Hospital

3 5/22/2015

Following the health news stream from publication to news release to media coverage