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

Tags: heart disease

8/28/2018

Contrary to claims, heart scans don’t save lives, but subsequent interventions might

5/24/2018

Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) declared ‘better’ than drug therapy; readers worse off

2/27/2018

Heavy reliance on surrogate markers doesn’t tell full story of diet advantages

8/16/2017

Findings from a rat heart study can’t be extrapolated to people

1/4/2017

Fenofibrate as add-on to statins for type 2 diabetes: NIH release promotes possible benefit found only in small subgroup of patients

2/18/2016

Vague PR release oversells study on avocado cholesterol benefits

1 1/29/2016

Recycled PR release doesn’t tell us anything new about garlic

10/1/2015

Release on “groundbreaking” pre-school heart health study underwhelms on outcomes