Category: CDC

6 9/22/2017

Four questions to ask when reading or writing about water fluoridation and IQ

8/31/2017

Despite flood of news stories, experts warn against unneeded tetanus shots after Harvey

2 4/19/2017

In the news race to report CDC’s numbers on HPV infection rates, some important context was missing

1 11/29/2016

Off-label drug marketing: Who will decide what’s “truthful” when the evidence can’t be trusted?   

23 6/2/2016

“Opioid painkillers cause chronic pain” stories leave physician reader in agony

2 10/21/2015

How well do hospitals support breastfeeding? Depends which media outlet you read

10 10/13/2015

This flu season, let’s immunize ourselves from the annual infection of exaggerating relative risk reductions  

9 7/21/2015

War metaphors in breast cancer – “brave” word angers some

4 6/12/2015

CDC, Sandman, and finding an “honest” appraisal of e-cigarettes

30 3/16/2015

Water fluoridation and ADHD: Newsweek wades into the quagmire