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Categories: Preventive care

1 3/16/2017

AP’s evidence-free story on ‘baby box’ giveaway suggests company had an inventive marketing success

5 4/14/2016

Solid effort by NBC on saturated fat study, though story lacked hard numbers on findings


NPR trend piece on fluoride treatments in adults should have drilled into hard evidence


Prenatal Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplements May Cut Babies’ Colds


Women who eat lots of fiber have less breast cancer