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Categories: Boston Globe

4/5/2018

Boston Globe overlooks evidence showing many patients not helped by ‘bionic’ joint replacements

4/21/2016

Globe story on experimental autism treatment is all anecdote, no data

1/26/2016

New drug candidate yields “significant weight loss” — but what does that mean?

11/13/2015

Coverage of “huge achievement” reported at news conference lacked context and a restraining voice

11/2/2015

Coverage of virus-based cancer treatment skimps on cautions and key outcomes

3 10/6/2015

Deep dive into the ethics and evidence underlying genetic testing in depression treatment

1 8/12/2015

Important Alzheimer’s topic needed a second source for context

4/8/2015

Managing the stress of cancer

27 2/4/2015

Five Nobel laureates backing antiaging dietary supplement

5/16/2012

Prep-free virtual colonoscopy could be as effective as scope procedure