Note to our followers: Our nearly 13-year run of daily publication of new content on 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: Health care journalism

8 12/17/2018

Reflections on a 45-year career and 13 years leading


Headline vs. study: Predicting, preventing and other clickbait

2 12/11/2018

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


We have everything to fear, including fear itself


Holy grail cancer test? Hold on. Here’s what you need to know

1 12/5/2018

Year-ender 2018: Here’s how we can clean up the polluted stream of health care news


Podcast: Our team reflects on what we’ve learned

2 11/13/2018

‘Historic breakthrough Alzheimer patients around the globe have been awaiting’

4 11/5/2018

When medicine & media sugarcoat the true impact of patient harms


When reporting on sloppy science, NY Times ‘Well’ section should practice what it preaches