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Category: Business of health

10/23/2018

When it comes to surprise medical bills, journalists largely focus on casualties and not the war

9/18/2018

What did journalists overlook about the Apple Watch ‘heart monitor’ feature?

8/14/2018

The art of the non-news release: News you can’t use

6/25/2018

‘Home run’ gene therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy: Investor-oriented coverage pitches promise but …

4/10/2018

A cancer doctor speaks out: How premature hype about experimental drugs fails patients

3/23/2018

‘$7.9 trillion’ savings from earlier Alzheimer’s diagnosis: Is there a hidden agenda behind the numbers?

2/5/2018

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

12/19/2017

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

11/22/2017

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