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Tag: disease mongering

4/28/2017

Five-star frogs, false hopes and … I guess … ennui.

2 4/2/2015

Salon’s “female viagra is long overdue” piece fell into the disease mongering trap

11/19/2014

Inadvertent disease-mongering of diabetes puts media innumeracy on display

5/28/2013

Journal editors decry the paradox of mental health: overtreatment and under-recognition

5/28/2013

Waste & Harm in the Treatment of Mild Hypertension: overtreatment, industry influence

2/14/2013

Selling Sickness: People Before Profits – Washington DC conference, Feb. 20-22

4/22/2011

7 health news web gems to wrap up the week