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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 »

The 5 Biggest Healthcare Stories Of 2018 And The Bad News Ahead – Forbes

Drs. David Feinberg (left) and Atul Gawande (right) made big moves and earned major headlines in 2018 but will their new roles usher in serious healthcare changes? Photo by Lisa Lake, Getty ImagesGetty Dems take House. Kavanaugh confirmed. Trump undermines Obamacare. Baby genetically altered. Drug pricing under attack. Gawande becomes CEO. Bold, juicy and salacious,… Read More »

Tiny Love Stories: ‘We Were Wearing Identical Lederhosen’

ImageOur 5-year-old son, Luke. Electric Blue Eyes He was a senior with electric blue eyes. I was a sophomore with a crush. Introductions turned into lunch, then into a college romance. We were untouchable. But nights squeezed into my dorm bed turned into breakups and “I can’t live without you” reunions. My senior year, two… Read More »