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Categories: Devices

10/24/2015

Optimistic coverage of “portable gluten test” lacks some key context

8/21/2015

Should you track your fat with a whole-body scan? Many experts would say no, but WSJ coverage lacked a critical voice

1 8/15/2015

FDA approves first computer-based dementia assessment aid; thorough Post report falls just short on key aspects of coverage

8/3/2015

Solid reporting, but broader ethical/medical questions not addressed

2 6/25/2015

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

5/7/2015

Philadelphia Inquirer highlights FDA “loophole” allowing use of heart device without testing

3/19/2015

Can Personal Air Purifiers Keep Cold and Flu Bugs Away?

3/12/2015

College kids make robotic arms for children without real ones

2/18/2015

Researchers test device to help deaf children detect sounds

2/13/2015

For most strokes, clot-retrieval device boosts effectiveness of drug treatment