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Category: Evaluating the quality of evidence

5/3/2020

The start of a study is often not newsworthy – even when you bring God into it

4/29/2020

The COVID-19 research news rollercoaster is running again: STAT News + Gilead’s remdesivir

4/21/2020

NY Times “Well” column is unwell again – this time on pandemic running advice

4/17/2020

Slow down your giddyup on Gilead news

4/1/2020

Strong caveats are lacking as news stories trumpet preliminary COVID-19 research

3/20/2020

Suffering sciatica! How 2 stories on same study reported with different emphases

3/19/2020

News release labeling to combat a global scourge of exaggerated claims

10/22/2019

How one bit of medical jargon fuels public confusion about cancer treatments

9/17/2019

Fact-checking – by itself – is inherently flawed on health care topics

5/7/2019

What you need to know about claims of health care ‘firsts’