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Categories: STAT

7 9/26/2018

STAT’s cheerleading coverage of prescription fish oil capsule lacks crucial context

7/3/2018

STAT suggests flu drug could ‘upend treatment,’ but there’s plenty to question about this claim

6/25/2018

Small ‘diabetes vaccine’ study: STAT provides lots of useful numbers for readers

12/20/2017

Antibiotics could ‘dramatically reduce’ STIs, STAT says, though findings apply to small group of men

9/7/2017

STAT provides readers with necessary details to make sense of new PSA screening study

8/4/2017

STAT puts $950 DNA-based fertility test under the microscope

7/17/2017

Vaccine shows protection against gonorrhea, STAT reports. But what about the costs and potential harms?

5/2/2017

STAT’s cautious story provides interesting insights into challenges of Alzheimer’s research

4/13/2017

Facial-recognition software for diagnosing genetic disorders: STAT leaves too many questions unanswered

2/28/2017

Vitamins delivered via IV: STAT wisely asks ‘where’s the evidence?’