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False balance in CNN coverage of female sexual dysfunction: anecdotes given equal weight as systematic evidence review

2 6/25/2015

Why is U.S. News allowing a Cleveland Clinic neurosurgeon to promote a device in its health news pages?


WaPo hypes diet that “reboots” the body and “reduces cancer risk”; offers no supporting evidence


A diabetes drug study, and resulting news coverage, reflect problems with American health care