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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 »

JAMA Journals’ Editor-in-Chief Steps Down After Deputy’s Racism Comments

TUESDAY, June 1, 2021 — Because of controversial statements about racism made by a staff member, the editor-in-chief of JAMA and JAMA Network will step down on June 30, the American Medical Association (AMA) announced Tuesday. Dr. Howard Bauchner, JAMA‘s chief since 2011, has been on administrative leave due to a JAMA podcast and tweet… Read More »

Chinese city locks down neighborhood after virus upsurge

The southern Chinese city of Guangzhou has shut down a neighborhood and ordered residents to stay home to be tested for the coronavirus following an upsurge in infections that has rattled authorities ByThe Associated Press May 29, 2021, 5:38 AM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BEIJING — The southern… Read More »