Search Results for "5-star"
Pumping out heart news from the big Heart Association conference
This is the week of the huge American Heart Association annual scientific sessions – this year in Los Angeles. That’s why you’re suddenly seeing so many cardiovascular-related news stories. Stories like one in the New York Times, “New Drugs For Lipids Set Off Race.” This story begins: A new class of powerful cholesterol-reducing drugs is […]6 6/1/2012
Can a story get 4-5 stars on HealthNewsReview.org and still be badly flawed?
Yes. We had two this week: 5-star story by WebMD – Study: Dark Chocolate May Lower Heart Disease and Stroke Risks 4-star story by HealthDay – Common Painkillers May Help Prevent Skin Cancer: Study And here are some examples from the archives: 4-star story by Seattle Times – What are you made of? The BOD […]6/16/2009
Did you miss these on HealthNewsReview.org?
Weekly e-mail digests available at: https://www.healthnewsreview.org/get_e-mail_updates.php New York Times, 5-star scoreDoubts on Ovarian Cancer Relapse TestGood job describing the current study and how it relates to current clinical thinking. Adds to the “more is not always better” knowledgebase that is growing in health care. ABC World News with Charles Gibson, 0-star scorePersonalized Cancer CareThis story […]1/28/2009
Improvement in health news grades
Some good things are happening in health news coverage. Of the first 12 stories reviewed in 2009 on HealthNewsReview.org, five have received the top five-star score. In the three years of the project, there have never been so many highly-rated stories in such a sport span. In fact, only 13% of all 712 stories reviewed […]11/16/2006
Comparing Different Media on the Same Story
We’re making a new effort to compare coverage by different news organizations on the same story. For journalists and for consumers, we think this comparison will be interesting and insightful. For example, we’ve posted reviews of six stories by six different news organizations (three print, three broadcast) on a study published in the New England […]