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Category: Wisdom of the crowds


A patient advocate’s powerful piece on Lisa Bonchek Adams and the Kellers’ criticism – the DCIS Sea of Uncertainty


Newspaper cheerleading for local medical device company on page 1

1 10/8/2013

When patients become pitchwomen: The duty of the medical journalist

2 9/6/2013

A patient’s perspective on an NIH/NCI news release – a punch in the gut


Breast Cancer Action Webinar – Separating Hype from Hope: Breast Cancer Media Literacy


Week-ending roundup of health care news gems you may have missed


UK citizen’s jury advises on communication about the benefits and harms of breast screening

6 1/17/2013

Online science comments: trolls, trash and treasure


Guest post: Bewitched, bothered and bewildered


Supersized reactions to Mayor Bloomberg’s soda ban plan