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Category: Conflicts of interest

7 7/11/2018

A troubling trade: Gerontological Society offering journalism fellowships, with an ethical catch

1 6/29/2018

Is the US Preventive Services Task Force ‘hurting men’ with its new osteoporosis recommendations? Here’s what you need to know

4/18/2018

Uncovering new peer review problems – this time at The BMJ

6 4/2/2018

Full disclosure: It’s time for health care journalists to report their sources’ conflicts of interest

16 3/30/2018

New York Times delivers a one-sided attack on skeptics of a clot-busting drug for stroke

3/28/2018

Internal documents show Coke had profits in mind when it funded nutrition ‘science’

1 3/19/2018

Big Booze helped plan $100 million NIH study on alcohol–here’s how they’ve also tried to influence journalists

3/7/2018

Pharma backing of advocacy groups: a call for transparency

2 2/6/2018

Toilet Bowl Tuesday: A craptastic race to the bottom for misleading health news

1/31/2018

NY Times hails discovery of new genetic heart disease risk factor, but what about researchers’ industry ties?