Note to our followers: Our nearly 13-year run of daily publication of new content on came to a close at the end of 2018. Publisher Gary Schwitzer and other contributors may post new articles periodically. But all of the 6,000+ articles we have published contain lessons to help you improve your critical thinking about health care interventions. And those will be still be alive on the site for a couple of years.



Podcast: The polluted stream of health care information

1 11/15/2017

Journalists shouldn’t take their audiences down the path of unnecessary medical tests


New thyroid guidelines demonstrate why we need an independent USPSTF

4 11/17/2016

The secret reasons why statins may not be as useful as we think

2 11/14/2016

Statins for everyone over 40? What patients need to think about before filling that prescription

1 4/21/2015

Roundup of Media Messages on the New Mammogram Guidelines