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It has come to this: ignore vaccines-in-animals drug industry PR & news

A long-haired male golden hamster (via Wikipedia & Creative Commons) Earlier this week, a powerful opinion piece, “It Has Come To This:  Ignore the CDC,”  co-authored by former National Institutes of Health director Harold Varmus,  was published in the New York Times. That’s on the science side. On the PR and journalism side, it has… Read More »

Crazy week of PR & news on studies should teach us how/what to ignore

August 6, 2020 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is the founder and publisher of HealthNewsReview. He has covered health care news almost exclusively since 1973. Here is his online bio.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer or as @HealthNewsRevu. Getty Images On Tuesday, it was excitement over vaccine news in 12 monkeys. (Journalism example.) On Wednesday, it was excitement over… Read More »

Mayo Clinic tops Best Hospitals list released by U.S. News & World report

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota (Google Earth) The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota has topped the list of Best Hospitals in 2020-21 in U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings, followed by the Cleveland Clinic and Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore in the second and third spots, respectively. The rankings, ostensibly compiled to help readers… Read More »