This story was strong in explaining how a new, surgically implanted weight loss device is thought to work. But it didn’t caution readers about potential harms of the procedure — a significant omission.
This story asks if a cup of blueberries can keep the doctor away. The answer should have been much clearer.
A few modest additions would have made this 3-star effort much more useful for readers.
We applaud the clear effort to solicit several different independent expert perspectives – a strong point with this story.
A vague news release is a flimsy foundation for building a news story — and it shows.
By the end of the study reported on here, the “Head Start children were substantially less obese and overweight than the children in the comparison groups,” this story notes. But was it an apples-to-apples comparison?