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Category: Health care journalism

3/20/2020

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

11/25/2019

Why hire a full-time health reporter when you can buy news off the shelf?

10/22/2019

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

9/26/2019

We help journalists avoid reliance on sources with financial conflicts of interest

9/17/2019

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

9/4/2019

Blind to the limitations of a single case report of teen’s “blindness caused by junk food diet”

6/6/2019

9,125 cups of coffee a year still good for you?

5/21/2019

What you need to know about hospitals nationwide promoting free hernia screenings

5/17/2019

Tone deaf promotion of very early research on smartphone app for kids’ ear fluid

5/16/2019

NY Times was blind to flaws in “Statins May Cut Glaucoma Risk” story