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: Journal practices


Power of the press: journal changes study after critical news story


Questions about financial disclosure in New England Journal of Medicine


JAMA paper on spin in published studies


Avandia example: Underscoring the need for conflict of interest disclosure

6 3/5/2010

Science & chronic fatigue syndrome: criticism of journal reviewing


Niche blog tracks embargo issues