Category: The words matter


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

12 12/7/2017

How to communicate about obesity without promoting stigma


HIV ‘cure’ based on one patient? Here’s what you need to know

2 11/3/2017

Scanning for suicide with fMRI: the limitations of pixels and language


Magic mushrooms: Some reporters buy magical notion of ‘reset’ button for depression


FDA announces action against two stem cell clinics: Is that a ‘crackdown’?    

3 8/15/2017

TIME’s ‘miracle cure’ coverage reflects common problems with cancer stories


University of Iowa ignores questions about its oregano ‘cure’ for cancer-wasting syndrome

2 7/14/2017

Clueless on healthcare: here’s how we can get smarter


Tummy troubles? NBC News touts hypnosis as ‘the answer’ for millions