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Media Coverage of Radioman's Drug Rehab Rife with Errors
November 18, 2003
What science really says about addiction and recovery
TV Diversity Drives African American Youth to Drink
June 27 2003
Can USA Today back up its controversial charge?
Nature Versus Nurture Is Dead!
June 05, 2003
At least to Time Magazine editors
Secondhand Smoke: Nuisance or Menace?
June 03, 2003
Exaggerating the risks of secondhand smoke
Drug War Hurts Pain Sufferers
May 28, 2003
What the media doesn't tell you
Media Coverage Hurts Chronic Pain Sufferers
May 27, 2003
They're worried about medication abuse
Network News Nannies: NBC Scolds Parents over Teen Drinking
May 20, 2003
NBC's Dateline doesn't advance the debate on alcholol abuse
Drug and Violence Prevention Programs Lack Evidence
May 08, 2003
But anti-science attitudes prevail on the left and right
Rorschach For Dummies
April 29, 2003
A case study in psychological bias
Would We Be Better Off if the Media Weren't Trying to Save Us?
April 22 2003
Thailand's Killing Streets
April 09, 2003
The Times finds a methamphetamine epidemic
Staying Skeptical Of The Sugar Wars
April 07, 2003
The LA Times misses the bigger controversies
Diversity Survey Challenges Conventional Wisdom
April 01, 2003
A new academic study by a distinguished group of researchers upends the conventional wisdom on the educational benefits of racial diversity on college campuses.
The Beginning Of The End For Ephedra?
March 19, 2003
Time to pitch new research into effects of herbal supplement
Fatigue-Beating Drug Induces Euphoria
March 12 2003
Modafinil raises questions about drug coverage
One AIDS Vaccine, Two Interpretations
March 07, 2003
Statistical confusion rather than news "bias" at fault
Percy (The Pit Bull) Is Not A Racist
March 06, 2003
Taking anthropomorphism to extremes
Is Acrylamide The New Alar?
February 28, 2003
The media's cooking up a scare
Fighting Alcohol Abuse with Bad Statistics?
February 25, 2003
America has a big drinking problem and big business is to blame, according to a new study that appears in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).
Dubious Data Awards 2002
February 24 2003
The ten most misleading, inaccurate or downright lazy news interpretations of statistics or science
Physical Illness is a Fact of Life: So Why Not Mental Illness?
February 19, 2003
Fear of medicalizing ordinary experience is no cure for mental illness
Why Meditation Might be Bad for You
February 18, 2003
Before you extinguish your ego, consider the scientific evidence on the risks of meditation
Can You Be Fat and Fit and Beat Obesity-Related Mortality?
February 14, 2003
The New Republic's contrarian stance on the perils of being overweight
Attention Deficit Disorder: Quack Pundits on the Left and the Right
February 12, 2003
Right and left unite against the drugging of our kids
Are Girls More Vulnerable to Substance Abuse than Boys?
February 10, 2003
The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse cries wolf again
College Trauma Overhyped?
February 06, 2003
A bigger problem or just better diagnosis?
Research Raises Questions on Gateway Theory of Drug Use
January 30, 2003
Recent research opens new questions about marijuana as a gateway drug
Bigger is Not Better When it Comes to Food
January 24, 2003
Can Non-Prescription Pain Medication Cause Headaches?
January 22, 2003
The New York Times neglects important research