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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 »

Flu shuts schools in Alabama, Kentucky, other states: report

Multiple school districts across the country have had to close because of widespread flu activity in multiple states. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in its weekly influenza report on Jan. 19, said the influenza virus is now considered to be widespread in at least 36 states, separately noting that “school-aged children are a group with a… Read More »