Note to our followers: Our nearly 13-year run of daily publication of new content on HealthNewsReview.org comes 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: The words matter

10/18/2018

Journal case reports can’t ‘explode myths’ — but they can encourage shoddy news stories

2 10/12/2018

‘Reverse’ diabetes with intermittent fasting? What you need to know

9/4/2018

Podcast: The problematic promise of a ‘cure’ for Alzheimer’s disease

1 7/10/2018

Pharma banks on cancer patients who are ‘determined to keep fighting’

3 7/3/2018

A venti-sized serving of misinformation in news stories on latest coffee study

3 6/29/2018

Podcast: The language of cancer

2 6/27/2018

News stories parrot assumptions about ‘body positivity’ health risks — and ignore conflicting evidence

1 5/15/2018

MS patient shines a light on the harms of misleading media messages

2 5/2/2018

NYT ponders if IV drug users should get ‘second chance’ at heart surgeries, triggering outcry from addiction experts

1 3/29/2018

‘Newfound’ organ = old school hype. What you need to know