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Category: Heart disease

10 11/15/2018

How some journalists got hooked by fish oil and vitamin D spin

2 10/5/2018

What The New York Times didn’t say about a woman ‘caught in the crossfire’ between insurers and drugmakers

4/3/2018

Coronary calcium scans: NYT article highlights value and minimizes limitations

1 3/13/2018

Did a pricey cholesterol-lowering drug really reduce deaths, as headlines claim?

5/11/2017

Dial-a-headline on NSAIDs & cardiac disease gives us a heart attack

1 3/20/2017

No surprise: Repatha reality is messier than initial reports suggested

3 4/5/2016

Whiplash warning! Readers brace for possible neck injury as competing claims on statins hit the headlines

7 3/21/2016

With clout growing, hospitals avoid negative coverage of huge fines, safety violations

4 3/16/2016

Coverage of Amarin off-label promotion agreement should have acknowledged deadly history of such marketing

7 1/14/2016

Journalists need to scrutinize the USPSTF’s draft recommendations on statins … and so do patients