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A final HealthNewsReview.org report card from 3,200+ systematic reviews of health care news stories & PR releases

In 2005, as I began building HealthNewsReview.org, I got permission from Dr. David Henry of the Media Doctor Australia project to adopt their news story review criteria. In the ensuing 13 years, no one has ever placed in front of me a solid, specific suggestion for a better set of criteria for reviewing stories about… Read More »

EU inspectors visit Poland after meat exports from sick cows

European Union investigators began a weeklong visit to Poland on Monday after reports that sick cows were illegally slaughtered and their meat exported to more than a dozen countries. Poland is a major exporter of beef and the revelation has sparked concerns across Europe, particularly since some of the suspect beef was distributed to restaurants… Read More »

Immigration concerns keep some parents from getting their kids health services

This is a Kaiser Health News story. As U.S. immigration enforcement becomes stricter under the Trump administration, more immigrant families are cutting ties with health care services and other critical government programs, according to child advocates who work with such families. In Texas, researchers studying the issue say it’s a major reason why more children… Read More »