Note to our followers: Due to a lack of sufficient funding, will cease daily publication of new content at the end of 2018. Publisher Gary Schwitzer and other contributors may post new articles periodically. If you wish to donate, your gift might help keep the site available to the public for a few more years, by defraying costs of web hosting and maintenance. All of our 6,000+ published articles contain lessons to help people improve their critical thinking about health care. Read more about our change in status. And here's how to make a donation.

Tag: baldness


Headline vs. study: Sometimes fishy, sometimes pulling a rabbit out of a hat

4 8/19/2014

Hair loss treatment data in 3 people gets widespread (and often weak) news coverage


“Cure, breakthrough, hope” used to describe tiny, short-term hair growing experiment


Nothing but miracles, breakthroughs, rainbows & unicorns for TODAY Show


More NBC News cheerleading rather than reporting health news