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Comparative effectiveness research may be the best way to answer questions that patients and physicians face every day. [Read More]
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Selection bias can creep in, even when a study design seeks to control for other variables. [Read More]
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'Pragmatic trials' differ from most research studies by focusing on effects in the real world. [Read More]
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Using the internet for a diagnosis is not recommended, but there's great power in sharing stories. [Read More]
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One 12-ounce glass of orange juice contains 10 teaspoons of sugar, roughly what's in a can of Coke. [Read More]
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Almost a decade into the change in law, research suggests that access to health care has improved and quality has not suffered. [Read More]
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Funding is harder to find in general, and the current approach favors low-risk research and proposals by older scientists and white men. [Read More]
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Funding for health campaigns is surprisingly low when you consider they're often so valuable that they pay for themselves. [Read More]
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One reason that an experiment to reduce high blood pressure in a high-risk population succeeded is that it adapted its approach to encourage trust. [Read More]
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge wants California businesses to put addiction warnings on coffee. His ruling, which is being challenged by coffee producers, is... [Read More]
You may reasonably decide the benefits outweigh the harms, but you should know about those potential harms. [Read More]
A judge's ruling on warning labels for coffee isn't backed by evidence and could do more harm than good. [Read More]
A debate over child car seats points to broader issues and what the U.S. can learn from Sweden. [Read More]
One conclusion from a much-discussed study: The best diet is the one you can stick to. [Read More]
One conclusion from a much-discussed study: The best diet is the one you can stick to. [Read More]
Read more about Do anti-depressants really work? Studies show mostly modest effects on Business Standard. Many, many studies of antidepressants can be found in the... [Read More]
More people in the United States are on antidepressants, as a percentage of the population, than any other country in the world. And yet the... [Read More]
The hope was that they would naturally eat the right amount, and that fewer would be overweight, but a study didn't support that. [Read More]
In 11 states, adolescent mothers still need their own parents' consent to receive contraceptives. [Read More]
Why are so many people paying so much — and putting themselves at risk — for a placebo effect? [Read More]
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