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Categories: Screening

2/26/2018

Retinal scans to detect heart attack risk? Newsweek offers a blurry picture

5 4/14/2016

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

1/14/2016

Thorough, thoughtful coverage of Task Force’s final mammogram recommendations

1/14/2016

Informative report on mammogram recommendations could have quantified lives saved

1/11/2016

The Guardian’s bad hair day: No, cortisol in hair can’t “reveal future mental health risk” in children

1 9/13/2015

Bloomberg “liquid biopsy” story nods to “skepticism” in headline

9/13/2015

Reuters adds some cold water to direct-to-consumer ‘liquid biopsy’

2 8/14/2015

High score for HealthDay coverage of “scoring system” for colonoscopy candidates

7/22/2015

Strong look at evidence underlying saliva test for Alzheimer’s

7/22/2015

Saliva test for Alzheimer’s? Bare-bones report misses a host of concerns