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Getting Wise to Fake News

Lindsay Dina wasn’t fooled by a photo on Facebook that supposedly showed masses of dolphins frolicking in the canals of Venice. Ms. Dina, 75, ventured onto the social media platform roughly a decade ago, and has developed some savvy. She mostly shares information from established news organizations. She has deleted posts making bizarre claims about… Read More »

Covid-19 news: UK criticised for confusing school face covering rules

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool Father and two children walking to school wearing face masksSally Anscombe/Getty Images Latest coronavirus news as of 5 pm on 25 August UK government under pressure to review policy on face coverings in schools in England… Read More »

AHA News: Preeclampsia May Double a Woman’s Chances for Later Heart Failure

MONDAY, Aug. 24, 2020 (American Heart Association News) — Pregnant women with preeclampsia are far more likely to develop heart failure later in life than those who don’t have blood pressure-related pregnancy complications, especially if it occurs during more than one pregnancy, new research finds. The study of more than half a million Norwegian women,… 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 »

One Medicare Trust Fund May Run Dry By As Early As 2022, Analysts Warn : Shots – Health News – NPR

Enlarge this image Funding is shrinking for Medicare’s Part A trust fund, which pays for hospitalization and in-patient care. The funding largely comes from a 1.45% payroll tax paid by employees and employers. pablohart/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption pablohart/Getty Images Everyone involved even tangentially in health care today is consumed by the coronavirus pandemic,… Read More »