“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 »

Prenatal test used around the world stores personal data in Chinese gene bank: report

Breadcrumb Trail Links World Women News Health Eight million women — including Canadians — have used NIFTY and are likely unaware their information is shared Author of the article: Kirsty Needham and Clare Baldwin, Reuters Publishing date: Jul 07, 2021  •  3 days ago  •  4 minute read  •  39 Comments Office building administrator Emilia, who… Read More »

What Parents Need to Know About the C.D.C.’s Covid School Guidelines

The Coronavirus Outbreak Latest Updates Maps and Cases Delta Variant F.A.Q.s C.D.C. School Guidance Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story What Parents Need to Know About the C.D.C.’s Covid School Guidelines The agency’s advice on distancing, masks and vaccination brings the coming school year a bit more into… Read More »

COVID-19 vaccine rollout prevented up to 279,000 US deaths and 1.25 million hospitalizations

COVID-19 vaccine rollout prevented up to 279,000 US deaths and 1.25 million hospitalizations, study finds A new study looked at two hypothetical scenarios: one in which no COVID-19 vaccines were administered in the U.S. and one in which half as many were given If only half as many doses had been administered, there would have… Read More »