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Category: Drug industry

2 5/23/2018

Consumer drug ads: The harms that come with pitching lifestyle over information

1 4/19/2018

Between news release hype and peer-reviewed publication, patients wait in limbo

3/28/2018

When ‘fact-checked’ health news doesn’t tell the whole story

1 3/13/2018

Did a pricey cholesterol-lowering drug really reduce deaths, as headlines claim?

1 3/9/2018

Lowering the bar on Alzheimer’s drugs: STAT op-ed takes industry-friendly line, without disclosing author’s pharma ties

3/7/2018

Pharma backing of advocacy groups: a call for transparency

2 2/28/2018

Drug kills flu in a day, news headlines claim. Here’s why that’s bad for public health

7 11/27/2017

MedPage Today’s ‘dinner table’ stories: Do readers really know what they’re being served?

11/22/2017

Not so fast: News headlines claiming two therapies were proven ‘equally effective’ for treating opioid use disorder

2 11/9/2017

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