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Category: Evidence-based medicine


Vitamin D & cancer: How can two news releases about the same study be polar opposites?


Podcast: Music video parodies to deliver critical health care messages


No, sleeping with a chicken probably won’t save you from Zika or malaria


Podcast: Vinay Prasad, MD takes on moonshots, precision medicine, journalism & more


‘Why Most Clinical Research Is Not Useful’ yet tsunami of news about it


Podcast: Christie Aschwanden – 1st in our series on standouts in health care journalism


Podcast: Jennifer Miller, PhD & the Good Pharma Scorecard

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The Cochrane Collaboration might be “Medicine’s Best Kept Secret” (but it shouldn’t be for journalists)


Podcast: 10th anniversary of an unusual medical group


Podcast: Overuse in orthopedics