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Category: Shared decision-making

4/12/2017

What you’re not being told about ‘free’ public head and neck cancer screening events

1 3/14/2017

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

3 1/25/2017

Challenge the (doctors’) party line on antibiotics

2 12/1/2016

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

5 11/29/2016

What you can do to help improve the public dialogue 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

5 6/28/2016

Could “negative” news coverage of statins lead to thousands of heart attacks and strokes?

3 5/25/2016

Active surveillance for prostate cancer: Comments, context and quips on The Times’ front-page coverage

4 5/4/2016

Colonoscopies get the glory, but reasons for dramatic decline in colon cancer are unclear

2 3/22/2016

Predictions for Precision Medicine get an evidence-based reality check