COVID-19 myths that refuse to die, from undue concern about children to variants and vaccines

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada The pandemic was never a danger to children Author of the article: Tristin Hopper Publishing date: Jul 22, 2021  •  11 hours ago  •  5 minute read  •  203 Comments July 6 photo of children at a playground in Philadelphia. Photo by REUTERS/Hannah Beier Article content If you’re reading this… Read More »

“Blood test finds 50 types of cancer” – we’ve been down this path before

Shoddy, incomplete, fawning news coverage of screening tests is one of the most clearly established problems in health news coverage – something HealthNewsReview.org has revealed countless times over the past 15 years. A public relations news release 22 days ago – from “a healthcare company whose mission is to detect cancer early” – touted study… Read More »

How hospitals and at-home care providers are empowering nurses to innovate

As more than half of the healthcare workforce, nurses are indispensable to effective care delivery. But too often they’re hamstrung with suboptimal equipment, burdensome processes and inefficient workflows. And that’s under normal circumstances. After the chaos and stress of the past year and a half, many nurses are burnt out and exhausted – and some… Read More »