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“Blood test finds 50 types of cancer” – we’ve been down this path before

Shoddy, incomplete, fawning news coverage of screening tests is one of the most clearly established problems in health news coverage – something HealthNewsReview.org has revealed countless times over the past 15 years. A public relations news release 22 days ago – from “a healthcare company whose mission is to detect cancer early” – touted study… Read More »

Covid vaccines, alcohol and marijuana: What to know before your shot

Jason Wallace (C), director of the District of Columbia’s Commission on Fathers, Men, and Boys, gets a little emotional support from DC Office of Nightlife and Culture Director Shawn Townsend (L) and Deputy Mayor John Falcicchio (R) as he gets a shot of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine from DC Health Nurse Kendria Brown… Read More »

How long before a low sodium diet works

By now, most health-conscious American men understand the difference between bad fats saturated fats and trans fats and good fats omega-3s and other poly- and monounsaturates. Many also recognize the difference between bad carbohydrates simple sugars and refined grain products and good carbs dietary fiber and whole-grain products. In addition, savvy consumers are finally switching… Read More »