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Mediterranean diet study flawed

In the end, they concluded that the original findings were still accurate. As a result, the study turned out to be as much a referendum on the modern diet as it was about the Mediterranean plan. Know about breaking news as it happens. Participants may be reluctant to stick to the prescribed meal plan, for… Read More »

Fact-checking – by itself – is inherently flawed on health care topics

Fact-checking has become one of the buzziest buzzwords in journalism. There are more than 100 fact-checking projects around the world. It’s been trotted out to counter alleged “fake” news.  And to monitor the accuracy of political leaders who stretch the boundaries of believability. April 2 has been proclaimed International Fact-Checking Day. Indeed, genuine fact-checking may play an important… Read More »