Why health care news readers need an “information diet”

Health News Review writes,

Health News Review 21/01/12 5:06 AM Gary Schwitzer General journalism issues Health care journalism

As we close out the week and prepare to head to a beach for a desperately-needed mid-winter break, here are some catch-up items we meant to write about earlier.

  • NPR interview with author of The Information Diet making the case for “conscious consumption of news and information.”  We certainly make that case for health news and information – which often floods a thirsty public with a firehose of information when all they want and need is a sip of balanced, unbiased, complete information.  Excerpt:

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