Newsweek’s story on the 16:8 diet: It’s not much more than a news release rewrite, but it’s at least cautious
NPR story about online weight loss program left out a key detail: How much does it cost?
NPR’s story on weight loss surgery in teens: Cost info would have improved a well-reported story
When weight loss is the intervention, it’s still important to talk about costs and harms
Is one study of 51 men enough to declare the ‘two-week diet’ is better for dropping pounds?
Managing ‘mummy tummy:’ More study details would’ve tightened informative NPR piece
‘The most effective intervention we have:’ NY Times glosses over risks of bariatric surgery
Gastric balloon for weight loss: HealthDay avoids hot air by balancing PR spin with skepticism from independent sources
Higher BMI is healthier? NPR story makes well-documented ‘obesity paradox’ sound new
‘Eat this carb and you won’t gain weight’–TIME story leaves readers hungry