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: News from scientific meetings


Taking stock of new Alzheimer’s drug coverage: A “landmark breakthrough” that offers no “clinically apparent benefit”

2 4/23/2015

The study that never existed: cancer edition


Evaluating evidence in media messages about breast cancer

5 11/18/2014

IMPROVE-IT heart drug trial news: Game-changer? Or balderdash?