Note to our followers: Our nearly 13-year run of daily publication of new content on HealthNewsReview.org came to a close at the end of 2018. Publisher Gary Schwitzer and other contributors may post new articles periodically. But all of the 6,000+ articles we have published contain lessons to help you improve your critical thinking about health care interventions. And those will be still be alive on the site for a couple of years.

Category: Evaluating the quality of evidence

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’

2 12/11/2018

5 categories of quality web content for you to explore when we cease daily publication

9/14/2018

Shameless Alzheimer’s sales pitch masquerades as solid science

2 8/9/2018

Do wellness programs work? A unique study does much more than offer a possible answer

5 6/11/2018

Pathologists predicted the Theranos debacle, but their voices were missing from most news coverage