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Categories: Association/Society news release

12/7/2018

Is vitamin C a remedy for smoking during pregnancy? Too soon to tell based on preliminary study

11/29/2018

Claims about pulsed radiofrequency for back pain and sciatica are premature

11/19/2018

Claim that hot baths can substitute for exercise lacks evidence

10/15/2018

Serious potential harms and financial conflicts missing in recap of study on vaginal laser surgery for menopausal symptoms

10/10/2018

Caveats and outside expert balance speculative claim that ‘anti-inflammatory’ diet might benefit bipolar disorder patients

10/3/2018

Tiny safety trial prematurely touts ‘clinical benefit’ of cancer vaccine for HER2-positive cancers

9/21/2018

Zika vaccine for brain cancer? PR release headline omits crucial words: ‘in mice’

8/31/2018

False claims of benefit weaken news release on experimental melanoma drug trial

8/23/2018

Breastfeeding for stroke prevention? Kudos to heart association for clarifying that study doesn’t show cause-and-effect

8/23/2018

Summary of new way to diagnose heart attack neglects to mention researchers’ patent