Category: Disease mongering


Why you should be wary of ‘ovarian reserve testing’ events at fertility clinics

2 7/28/2017

Brain damage in the NFL: under-recognized at first; now likely overstated

4 5/16/2017

Cashing in on emotions: How pharma profits from medicalizing the normal spectrum of feelings

5 3/27/2017

Stories warning of dehydration dangers don’t hold water


Testosterone ads are good for drug company profits but bad for public health: A new study shows why

1 2/22/2017

Just say no to news stories about ‘post election stress disorder’


‘Are YOUR lips attractive?’ Clickbait science fuels clickbait journalism

4 1/5/2017

BMJ: Can we trust the numbers that define pre-diabetes?

1 11/16/2016

Health fear-mongering: Could our news be making us sicker?

1 10/12/2016

A banner week for CDA (Celebrity Disease Awareness)