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Category: Disease mongering

8/1/2018

Podcast: The clear and present danger of too much health care

1 2/20/2018

A perfect storm for broken bones or for disease-mongering of osteoporosis?

3 1/26/2018

New blood pressure guidelines are promoted with scars and scare tactics

2 11/9/2017

A pharma sales army aims to increase ‘fibroid awareness’; women’s health experts brace for collateral damage

1 10/11/2017

More evidence that women should be wary of ‘ovarian reserve testing’ events

3 9/26/2017

A prostate ‘Pep Talk’ is the wrong way to get men thinking about cancer screening

8/14/2017

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