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News coverage of health and medical developments has proliferated greatly in recent years as more and more media outlets place…
Episode 22: How to Evaluate Medical Studies
This week, Su and Jonathan discuss how to evaluate medical studies. When a “breakthrough” hits the news, can you tell…
Hide and Don’t Seek: Why Are Many Drug Side Effects Kept From the Public?
This is part 1 of a 2-part investigation by Padma Nagappan for MedShadow Foundation. The second part is available on…
Salt in the Wound, Part 2
What makes research worth publishing? ClinicalTrials.com lists 173,000 medical research drug trials that are currently running. Having a study published…
What to Believe
It’s not easy being a consumer. The information available to the public is often contradictory and confusing. For example, take…
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