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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 »

Natural soap bars from Madara: Charcoal Detox Soap and Volcano Scrub Soap (Review)

So far I’ve tried quite a few beauty products from Madara and almost everything that I’ve tried I loved. Madara focuses on creating natural beauty products of the highest quality with organic ingredients extracted from Baltic plants. Their products are certified by EcoCert which means that each product has to meet a minimum threshold of… Read More »

Unvaccinated kids banned from public

A county in New York City’s northern suburbs declared a state of emergency over a measles outbreak that has infected more than 150 people. It hopes a ban against unvaccinated children in public places wakes their parents to the seriousness of the problem. “It’s an attention grab, there’s no question about it,” Rockland County Executive… Read More »