|Title||Health Reporting in the Media: What to Believe?|
Most people learn of medical progress through the media. Yet this news is often unhelpful. Exaggerated cures, contradictions, and plainly misleading information can do harm. The problem is not science, but how journalists report it, and how the public interprets it. This essay aims to help readers make sense of health news. Reviewed 2009.
|Author 1 First Name||W Grant|
|Author 1 Last Name||Thompson|
|Author Designation||MD, FRCPC|
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