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What a little Twitter chat can do to stop #stemcellhype

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Posted By Michael Joyce produces multimedia at HealthNewsReview.org and tweets as @mlmjoyce What fuels hype? A stem cell clinic commercial from the Seattle Times shared throughout the Tweet chat I’ve been serious about this fairly a bit since we hosted a Twitter chat final week addressing #stemcellhype (summarized HERE on …

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Investors aren’t the only ones burned by misleading drug company news releases

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The Wall Street Journal this week defined Why Early Peeks at Drug Trials Are Giving Investors Whiplash. It’s a considerate take a look at the impression of pharmaceutical company news releases on market psychology and traders. Here’s how they framed the subject: To adjust to securities necessities of well timed …

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Experts recommend pulling widely used heart attack test: Should this have made headlines?


Posted By Michael Joyce produces multimedia at Well beingNewsOverview.org and tweets as @mlmjoyce For many years the creatine kinase-myocardial band check, or CK-MB for brief, was the go-to blood check medical doctors used to find out if a affected person’s heart muscle had been broken by a heart attack (or, …

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Poynter Institute ethics policy revised following our criticism

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Posted By Gary Schwitzer is founder and writer of HealthNewsEvaluate.org.  He resigned his place as head of the CNN Medical News unit in 1990, partially, due to his perceptions of conflicts of curiosity within the community’s drug firm sponsorship.  He taught media ethics on the University of Minnesota for 9 …

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5-Star Friday: Tackling the unwieldy

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Many of the well being care journalists we overview are courageous, intrepid, or each. Health care shouldn’t be a simple beat. It’s fairly a mash-up of science, politics, economics, ethics, legislation, expertise and … properly … us. These are massive subjects. A bit unwieldy. The writers featured on this week’s …

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Is This Common Food Additive Safe?

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From the sound of its title, it’s most likely no shock that propylene glycol is an artificial chemical. (It’s really the principle ingredient in antifreeze!) And though its security is questionable, it’s an extremely frequent meals additive that the FDA considers “Generally Recognized As Safe” (together with synthetic meals dyes).Have …

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Health Benefits of Wine: How to Get Them Without the Downsides

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Wine: Drink half a glass per baby, per day.That was the reply a mother of many kids gave me when I requested how she did all of it a number of years in the past. Of course, she was saying that she drank half a glass per day for every baby she had …

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Ecotherapy: The Health Benefits of Nature

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We’ve all craved nature at a while or one other. Maybe it was the white sands of a seashore (and the accompanying well being advantages) that we longed for, or the calmness of a mountain tenting journey.Perhaps we look ahead to a hike within the woods, or a canoe journey …

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Gelatin Uses, Benefits, and Delicious Recipes

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Gelatin is an age-old meals that, like collagen, has gained fashionable recognition for its potential to enhance pores and skin and gradual growing old. It is often referred to as simply the primary ingredient in meals like Jello however this easy meals has a lot extra potential! What is Gelatin? …

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