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Category: Celebrities & health

7 7/19/2016

Sheryl Crow hawks 3D mammograms with fear and false hope

2 5/9/2016

Behind the “Biggest Loser” study headlines — a lost opportunity to educate about weight loss options

14 12/10/2015

What the media got wrong about Jimmy Carter’s cancer “cure”

5 11/19/2015

Media ignore impact of unsafe medical devices — unless the company CEO is a celebrity billionaire like Elizabeth Holmes

1 10/15/2015

Immune Boost Bunk

2 8/13/2015

No “likes” from FDA on Kim Kardashian Instagram post; agency cites Canadian drug manufacturer over missing risk info

2 8/3/2015

Freeze Your Ass Off, Celebrity Style

2 7/31/2015

NPR’s On the Media with a skeptic’s guide to health news/diet fads

4 6/17/2015

The dad bod: doughy ideal or dangerous health risk?

3 5/27/2015

Patient anecdotes in NY-Presbyterian hospital ads mask mediocre quality ratings