University Prof Launches Free Site Evaluating Health Care Journalism

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on April 17, 2006 is a website dedicated to: improving the accuracy of news stories about medical treatments, tests and procedures ; helping consumers evaluate the evidence for and against new ideas in health care. We support and encourage the ABCs of health journalism: Accuracy, Balance, Completeness… reviews news stories that make a therapeutic claim about: specific treatments, procedures, investigational drugs or devices, vitamins or nutritional suppliments, diagnostic and screening tests.”

  • AP:”Newspaper and magazine health coverage will be reviewed online at a new Web site beginning Monday.”
  • Evaluating Internet Health Information: A Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine
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