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“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 »

ICUs are nearing capacity in this French city. And it’s only September

That’s how Dr. Olivier Joannes-Boyau, head of the intensive care unit at University Hospital in the southwestern city of Bordeaux, describes the resurgence of Covid-19 in France. After young French people took advantage of the lifting of lockdown and summer months to socialize freely, Covid-19 hospitalizations have risen in large cities like Paris, Bordeaux and… Read More »

Looking for book recommendations? 5 top reads every woman should by reading this summer

Looking for book recommendations? Self-confessed bookworm MJ Woodman, whose debut novel Divine is out now, reveals the 5 top reads every woman should be reading this summer   Whether you’re laying on a beach, sitting on a bench in the park or relaxing in the garden, sitting under the summer sun with an un-putdownable book is… Read More »