This is a solid look at an emerging and important topic.
This story, based entirely on a news release, suggests that the findings from a rat study are directly applicable to people. Our reviewers disagree.
Our main suggestion for this otherwise strong story is to quantify the difference in risk seen between hospital and home births.
This Associated Press story does a pretty thorough job addressing our criteria — especially under a tight deadline.
While it did make some attempt to mention limitations of current evidence, this story overall was too enthusiastic about an experimental therapy that has barely been tested.
This story was too economical with its words and didn’t provide the context that was needed. Our review shows what was missing.
The “Medicine Hunter” makes another string of outrageous claims backed by zero evidence.
Adding some numbers to the description of benefits would’ve filled in this otherwise complete picture of the study.