Eight authors, including me, discuss the roles and responsibilities of journalists who disseminate health information in a PLoS Medicine special edition.
PLoS Medicine is a relatively new peer-reviewed open-access journal.
Opinions on other issues in news, journals, PR, advertising, marketing
The world is watching US.
Since Sep 2018, at least 7 children have died in US custody, including 3 from influenza-related complications.
"Outbreaks & deaths in detention centers point to the need for influenza immunization in these facilities"
More for milk debates: "Switching to skim #milk may slow biological aging" https://upi.com/6975065t via @upi cc @garyschwitzer @joansalgeblake
"We can't say that this was caused by milk fat." As is often the case with nutrition studies: correlation ≠ causation.
How easy it is to be misled by Medicare Advantage marketing. With story ideas for health care journalists. HT @CMAorg. https://www.healthnewsreview.org/2020/01/how-easy-it-is-to-be-misled-by-medicare-advantage-marketing/