Alcohol and cancer: What does a ‘500% increase’ in risk really mean?
Licorice & pregnancy…caffeine & longer life: Distorted news stories about observational research
Objective news story or “giant platform for propaganda”? The Times pushes pharma viewpoint with one-sided coverage of osteoporosis drugs
Media mystery: Why did journalists ignore an important study on a costly, harmful back pain procedure?
Grail’s search for a universal cancer screen: noble quest or fool’s errand?
Birds, hares, and tortoises: What do they have to do with the recent news on cancer screening?
Flying under journalists’ radars: brain-enhancing supplements dubbed ‘nootropics’
A patient’s perspective on recent prostate cancer screening news
Five-Star Friday: A sweet story from TIME, plus Philadelphia Inquirer, NYT
Low pulse = higher crime rate? Cause-and-effect confusion in heart rate/crime stories