Category: Business of health


Wearable defibrillator is said to save lives, but patients and doctors question at what cost

1 1/9/2018

‘Clinically proven’ ear plugs for migraines make news headlines, with little evidence they work


A veteran journalist explains why it’s so tough to inform the public about medical devices — and what can be done about it


Not so fast: News headlines claiming two therapies were proven ‘equally effective’ for treating opioid use disorder

6 10/26/2017

Hospitals and doctors: Is their role in soaring health care costs overlooked?

1 10/25/2017

Why health claims about essential oils deserve more scrutiny from journalists


Sponsored content: Boston Globe + Pfizer = News? Really?

1 10/11/2017

More evidence that women should be wary of ‘ovarian reserve testing’ events

3 9/26/2017

A prostate ‘Pep Talk’ is the wrong way to get men thinking about cancer screening

6 9/5/2017

Facts about the new ALS drug Radicava that you’re unlikely to see in news stories