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Tag: coronary calcium scans
ABC corrects earlier story about Bill Weir’s “lifesaving” CT scan
The evolution of a story: hospital “selling scans” makes it into final headline
Criticisms of CNN’s “The Last Heart Attack”
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With the discontinuation of @HealthNewsRevu, there's a genuine concern that well-written and researched "reality checks" in healthcare are not economically interesting. This should be disconcerting to anyone, and yet I'm only seeing more and more piling into "promising findings"