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Not Fake News! A Trump Administration Rule Models Government Civility

By MICHAEL L. MILLENSON  A Trump administration regulation issued just hours before the partial federal shutdown offers quiet hope for civility in government. What happened, on its face, was simple: an update of the rules governing a particular Medicare program. In today’s dyspeptic political climate, however, what didn’t happen along the way was truly remarkable – and may… Read More »

Are Reported Milk Allergies Fake News Propagated by Formula Makers?

In the decade between 2006 and 2016, prescriptions in the U.K. for infant formula for babies with cow’s milk allergy rose sixfold, resulting in a sevenfold increase in National Health Service spending on nondairy specialty formulas, yet there’s no evidence that the true prevalence of the condition has increased. So, what’s going on? Why are… Read More »

Now THIS is fake health news – and it appears in major newspapers across the U.S.

October 11, 2018 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is the founder and publisher of HealthNewsReview.org. He tweets as @garyschwitzer.  He usually avoids using the term “fake news” because shoddy, incomplete health care news is a much bigger problem.  But this is one example where the fake term applies. The story began:  “It is not often… Read More »