Category: Health care journalism


Wasted wasps and deadly dog licks: How the summer’s creepy crawlies are infecting our health news

1 8/28/2018

Observations about today’s observational studies in the news


CBD products don’t need a marketing push from journalists


Headline vs. study: Promises for your heart, brain, and the common flu

9 7/17/2018

Local news hype of robotic surgery doesn’t match many hysterectomy patients’ experiences

7 7/11/2018

A troubling trade: Gerontological Society offering journalism fellowships, with an ethical catch

3 7/3/2018

A venti-sized serving of misinformation in news stories on latest coffee study

7 6/28/2018

With funding scarce, hurtles toward closure

2 6/27/2018

News stories parrot assumptions about ‘body positivity’ health risks — and ignore conflicting evidence


Understanding medical tests: A new addition to our toolkit addressing sensitivity, specificity, and other core concepts