Category: Limits of observational studies


A heaping helping of half-baked health headlines: 6 examples


The NY Times ‘Well’ section is unwell

4 8/30/2017

The fat vs. carbs merry-go-round spins again

1 8/25/2017

Physical activity and dementia: another negative study, another void in news coverage


3 reasons not to believe these 7 reasons that beer is good for you


News media herald ‘male fertility death spiral,’ but is the fear-mongering accurate?

3 7/11/2017

Coffee & sleep stories mostly miss the association ≠ causation emphasis

2 5/26/2017

We are in a crisis of crap health news — this week’s reporting shows why


Weekly dose of chocolate lowers AFib risk? Oh how we wish it were true

1 5/23/2017

Today’s alcohol and breast cancer headlines are wrong: Here’s how news reports could have done better