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Tags: obesity


Newsweek speculates about an ‘obesity cure,’ and doesn’t disclose important conflict of interest


Philadelphia Inquirer reports clearly on obesity treatments but skimps on research details


Higher BMI is healthier? NPR story makes well-documented ‘obesity paradox’ sound new


New drug candidate yields “significant weight loss” — but what does that mean?


Times overstates risks of planned vs. unplanned C-sections


Have better diets “saved more than one million people from dying”?


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


Solid reporting, but broader ethical/medical questions not addressed


Over-emphasis on fructose obscures larger science-based message: too much of any sugar is bad for you


New drug tricks metabolism into burning fat as if you’ve just finished a meal