Category: Risk communication

8/31/2017

Despite flood of news stories, experts warn against unneeded tetanus shots after Harvey

10 5/1/2017

Patients are not plane crash victims and hospitals are not plummeting jetliners

4/26/2017

‘OK to wait’ or ‘Delay at your own risk?’ Headspinning headlines on same colonoscopy study

2 4/19/2017

In the news race to report CDC’s numbers on HPV infection rates, some important context was missing

3 4/7/2017

“1 in 10 pregnant women” or “51 babies”? Only NPR meets challenge of interpreting new Zika numbers in context  

1 3/14/2017

PODCAST: Why a health care journalist chose active surveillance for prostate cancer

2 12/1/2016

Fact boxes: A tool to immunize the public against vaccine misinformation

10/19/2016

Immunizing children against deadly bullshit

10/18/2016

Gerd Gigerenzer podcast: systematic misinformation of the public about health care

4 8/26/2016

How much significance should health news give to statistically nonsignificant results? A case study of stories on skipping breast cancer chemo