In this issue: Rating Health Care Stories for Accuracy; Overrated Medications: A Top 5 List; "Miranda warnings" On Health Products; Check Out Our Previous Tips; and more.
Every day, a deluge of "facts" about health and medicine washes over each of us. How can you tell what is real, what is marketing hype, and what is sheer nonsense?
In this month's newsletter, I've gathered some resources to help readers sort through the news and make informed judgments.
You should know my tilt before reading further. I am a skeptic of the new. The odds are very high with most medical news that someone somewhere stands to make a gazillion bucks by pushing their new product onto gullible consumers. Or if not a gazillion, at least fame is in the offing.
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