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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 »

Relatively Unknown Secret Committees Have Been Influencing Insurers’ Drug Coverage Decisions For Decades

News outlets report on stories related to pharmaceutical pricing. Reuters: The Obscure Advisory Committees At The Heart Of The U.S. Drug Pricing Debate Expectations were high last year for three new migraine drugs hitting the market from Amgen Inc, Eli Lilly and Co and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries. Priced around $ 7,000 each, the drugmakers called… Read More »