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Category: The words matter

10/24/2017

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

8/29/2017

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

8/7/2017

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

7/7/2017

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

5/24/2017

Weekly dose of chocolate lowers AFib risk? Oh how we wish it were true

12 4/13/2017

Is PSA now “OK”? What the task force really said about the evidence on prostate cancer screening

3/31/2017

5-Star Friday | Our staff pick some gems from the past month

1 3/22/2017

Will a major medical journal’s PR statement contribute to the overtreatment of back pain?