Tag Archives: Report

Trump administration pauses new rule limiting abortion referrals: report

FILE PHOTO: A Missouri state flag waves outside the Reproductive Health Services of Planned Parenthood St. Louis Region, Missouri’s sole abortion clinic, in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S. May 28, 2019. REUTERS/Lawrence Bryant (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration will pause its enforcement of a new rule barring federally funded family planning clinics from referring… Read More »

Healthcare spending appears to accelerate in Q1: report

Dive Brief: Spending on healthcare accelerated during the first quarter of 2019, according to a recent report from consulting firm Altarum. National healthcare spending in March 2019 ($ 3.76 trillion) was 4.6% higher than the previous year and spending on prescription drugs grew the fastest, according to the report. Healthcare hiring seemed to return to a… Read More »

A final HealthNewsReview.org report card from 3,200+ systematic reviews of health care news stories & PR releases

In 2005, as I began building HealthNewsReview.org, I got permission from Dr. David Henry of the Media Doctor Australia project to adopt their news story review criteria. In the ensuing 13 years, no one has ever placed in front of me a solid, specific suggestion for a better set of criteria for reviewing stories about… Read More »

Truth or Myth? Report Claims AirPods and Other Wireless Headphones Cause Cancer

An article that went viral suggests Apple AirPods and other wireless headphones could be increasing people’s risk for cancer. A recent story in Harper’s Bazaar looks into the claims.  The original article by Markham Heid was published on the blogging platform Medium. It questioned the safety of the array of Bluetooth devices that infiltrate our daily lives. The article has since been covered by news… Read More »