Tag Archives: before

“Blood test finds 50 types of cancer” – we’ve been down this path before

Shoddy, incomplete, fawning news coverage of screening tests is one of the most clearly established problems in health news coverage – something HealthNewsReview.org has revealed countless times over the past 15 years. A public relations news release 22 days ago – from “a healthcare company whose mission is to detect cancer early” – touted study… Read More »

Under-30s could be vaccinated before older age groups under new proposal

A new proposal from the Department of Health that is currently under review, could see under-30s receive their first Covid-19 vaccination ahead of other age cohorts. This proposal comes as latest figures from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre show that 74% of new confirmed cases of Covid-19, come from people under the age of 45.… Read More »

What physicians should know before they’re interviewed by the media [PODCAST]

The Podcast by KevinMD | Podcast | April 9, 2021 “Lights, camera, action! You get a call from your hospital’s public relations office asking you to speak to the local news. Even though this isn’t your first time, your heart is pounding, with a mix of nerves and excitement. You start doubting whether you have… Read More »