Why did the mammography study get so much news, but the DCIS study didn’t?

“Why did last week’s mammography study get so much news, but the DCIS study didn’t?” by Gary Schwitzer, Health News Review.

Health News Review editor Gary Schwitzer argues that journalists were handed a wonderful opportunity to educate readers about one important part of the dilemma in breast cancer screening recommendations, but most of them blew . . . → Read More: Why did the mammography study get so much news, but the DCIS study didn’t?

Imbalanced NPR political story on new draft mammography guidelines

“Imbalanced NPR political story on new draft mammography guidelines,” Health News Review.

Health News Review (HNR) evaluates health news using systematic criteria to assess the extent to which a news story uses adequately addresses evidence.

HNR publisher Gary Schwitzer took issue with a “scientifically incomplete” piece on NPR’s Morning Edition headlined, “Congress May Be . . . → Read More: Imbalanced NPR political story on new draft mammography guidelines

Media Coverage of Angelina Jolie's Choices for Cancer Prevention

“Media Coverage of Angelina Jolie’s Choices for Cancer Prevention,” Health News Review.

Health News Review evaluates health news using systematic criteria to assess the extent to which a news story uses independent sources, adequately addresses evidence, quantifies harms as well as benefits, identifies conflicts of interest, contributes to disease mongering, establishes the true novelty of . . . → Read More: Media Coverage of Angelina Jolie’s Choices for Cancer Prevention

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