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Categories: CNN


CNN delivers a balanced report on peanut allergy treatment


CNN overstates evidence linking neck pulse measurements to increased dementia risk


It’s way too soon to know if melanoma blood test will save ‘thousands of lives’


CNN leaves out key limitation of study on legalizing marijuana and opioid use


A pat on the back to CNN for its well-written story on barbershops and blood pressure

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CNN wrongly reports that a new blood test can “help detect concussion”


CNN wisely challenges $425,000 price for gene therapy, but what about the claims of effectiveness?


Spit test for concussion detection: CNN story includes some important caveats


CNN is clear on the comparative benefits of two drugs for opioid use disorder


CNN speculates about benefits of preliminary research finding on potential CTE biomarker