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A final HealthNewsReview.org report card from 3,200+ systematic reviews of health care news stories & PR releases

In 2005, as I began building HealthNewsReview.org, I got permission from Dr. David Henry of the Media Doctor Australia project to adopt their news story review criteria. In the ensuing 13 years, no one has ever placed in front of me a solid, specific suggestion for a better set of criteria for reviewing stories about… Read More »

Get More From Your Pharmacy – ConsumerReports.org

The range of services offered by pharmacies, including chains and independents, is growing fast. Many now offer flu and other vaccinations, including travel vaccines. Some help manage “specialty” drugs, complicated medications that require injections or infusions. Or pharmacies can monitor blood pressure or blood sugar levels. “Patients spend a lot more time in their local… Read More »

Washington Post rushes to rescue Virginia Democrat from her late-term abortion debacle

If there’s a Democrat in trouble, you can be sure there’s a newsroom nearby, ready to clean up the mess. Take, for example, the energy that the Washington Post has dedicated this week to rehabilitating the image of Virginia Del. Kathy Tran. Tran became a viral sensation for all the wrong reasons after she unveiled… Read More »