Category: Evidence-based medicine


How minimally invasive surgery was spun as the ‘latest and greatest’ for cervical cancer


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

4 5/8/2018

NIH uses dodgy PR to enroll one million Americans in its ‘All of Us’ precision medicine program


Number needed to treat – one way to frame harms vs. benefits: An update to our toolkit

1 2/19/2018

Podcast: Timothy Caulfield – fighting Goop and cheating death

3 12/6/2017

Sham surgeries: A tale of medical reversals & the role of the media

4 11/13/2017

Podcast: Victor Montori – Mayo Clinic MD calls for patient revolution

2 5/17/2017

Why you should back away slowly from health care news stories relying on case studies


New thyroid guidelines demonstrate why we need an independent USPSTF


Five years wisely: A look at Choosing Wisely’s effort to reduce unnecessary medical care