Category: Drug industry

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


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?


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

1 10/31/2017

Industry gifts to doctors are linked to their prescribing … and you


Health care news releases may not tell the whole story: Merck edition

2 10/12/2017

Because patient advocacy groups aren’t always what they seem: A quick guide to nonprofit sleuthing