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Sick of medical spin? Don’t just blame the media

John Kerr posted in on September 13th, 2012.

By Charis Palmer, The Conversation The “spin” sometimes found in media reports emphasising the benefits of new medical treatments has more to do with the abstracts of studies published in scientific journals than misrepresentation by the media, according to a new French study. In a study of 70 press releases relating to the results of […]

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