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Tag: weight loss

2 6/27/2018

News stories parrot assumptions about ‘body positivity’ health risks — and ignore conflicting evidence


Headline vs. study: Bait and switch?

1 7/7/2016

Eat spaghetti, lose weight? Message from Big Pasta-funded study needed more scrutiny from journalists

2 5/9/2016

Behind the “Biggest Loser” study headlines — a lost opportunity to educate about weight loss options

1 6/18/2014

What stands out to me about the Oz Senate testimony


FTC freezes 10 operations using fake news websites to market acai berry weight-loss products