Category: Limits of observational studies


Daytime sleepiness and Alzheimer’s risk: What you need to know


The DASH diet fights depression? Superficial stories rehash news release on unpublished study

2 2/21/2018

Drinking alcohol key to living past 90? What you need to know


‘Ultra-processed’ foods and cancer: Headlines show the right way, and the wrong way, to frame study results

2 2/6/2018

Toilet Bowl Tuesday: A craptastic race to the bottom for misleading health news

1 1/15/2018

NY Times ‘Well’ section continues to mislead readers — this time on facial exercises that ‘may make you look 3 years younger’


Salads keep your brain 11 years younger? What you need to know


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