Journalists shouldn’t take their audiences down the path of unnecessary medical tests | The Body of Evidence

Journalists shouldn’t take their audiences down the path of unnecessary medical tests

As some of you might now, I help out with a project called Health News Review that reviews how the media covers medical news. We review news stories and press releases according to see if the news coverage is accurate and free of sometimes exuberant language.

This story from a CBS affiliate in Minneapolis is about a new cardiology-testing clinic that put one reporter though a battery of tests. How much of it was necessary? Well here is our take.

https://www.healthnewsreview.org/2017/11/journalists-shouldnt-take-audie...