Note to our followers: Our nearly 13-year run of daily publication of new content on HealthNewsReview.org came to a close at the end of 2018. Publisher Gary Schwitzer and other contributors may post new articles periodically. But all of the 6,000+ articles we have published contain lessons to help you improve your critical thinking about health care interventions. And those will be still be alive on the site for a couple of years.

Tags: heart disease

8/16/2018

Multigene test may find risk for common diseases, but there’s no evidence it will make anyone healthier

2/26/2018

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

11/6/2017

NYT dives deep into potential impact of stent study, but needed more specifics on what was measured

11/6/2017

WSJ’s look at stent study: Solid reporting, with room for more detail on costs and risks

9/13/2017

Guardian leaves out a key potential conflict of interest in story on statin study

7/18/2017

NBC News claims new imaging technique ‘may predict heart attacks,’ but where’s the data?

7/5/2017

Preeclampsia and aspirin: HealthDay does solid job covering new study findings

3/13/2017

Can these 10 foods really ‘cut risk of early death’? NPR overstates the evidence

2/7/2017

Journalism or marketing? Reuters promotes results of drug study no one has seen yet

4/28/2016

Medical Daily story on Mediterranean diet study mostly echoes news release