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Category: public health interventions

6 9/22/2017

Four questions to ask when reading or writing about water fluoridation and IQ

5/22/2017

Belief in health bullshit is a global problem; a big study points to solutions

2 4/20/2017

Podcast: Wellness programs – do they work?

1 2/17/2017

Vitamin D prevents colds? News stories turn blind eye to limitations of sunshine vitamin study

1 6/1/2016

The Cancer Moonshot: A perspective in 4 graphs

4 5/4/2016

Colonoscopies get the glory, but reasons for dramatic decline in colon cancer are unclear

2 3/22/2016

Predictions for Precision Medicine get an evidence-based reality check  

15 2/26/2016

Colonoscopies: America’s gold standard, while Canada says they’re not justified

4 2/3/2016

Missing in action: Did US journalists miss a huge opportunity to critically examine mental health screening?

7 1/14/2016

Journalists need to scrutinize the USPSTF’s draft recommendations on statins … and so do patients