Gary Schwitzer Notes Some Gems in Health News ReportingThursday, June 17, 2010 11:34
By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
In my post from Tuesday, June 15, 2010, “Digging Deep: The 411 Behind Medical News Headlines,” Gary Schwitzer, publisher at HealthNewsReview.org offers vital information for health consumers to help them identify accurate and balanced news reporting.
Subsequent to publishing that post, Gary Schwitzer published his list of gems that shine among the rubble of daily health news.
Gary admires the individuals, teams and news organizations responsible for these stories.
Gems in Health News Include:
- “Overtreating Earliest Cancers – But Which Ones?“- The Associated Press
- “Targeted Therapies for Cancer Bring Hope and Failure“- The New York Times
- “Are doctors screening for cervical cancer too often?” – The Time Magazine Wellness Blog
- “Government moves to oversee at-home genetic tests“- Chicago Tribune