Category Archives: News

Transparency watchdog criticizes STAT’s non-disclosure on pro-Pharma op-ed

Should publications that post op-ed pieces tell us more about who wrote the op-ed and what their potential biases and conflicts of interest might be? I’m in the camp that answers a resounding YES. Till Bruckner is, too. He writes for Transparify, an organization that rates “the financial transparency of major think tanks.” He is… Read More »

Who Wore What at Golden Globes 2021? From Rosamund Pike to Nicole Kidman, These Actresses Look Stylish, Chic and Their Fashionable Best

Rosamund Pike In Tulle Gown With Boots! YAAS QUEEN We Care A Lot about this bold look on #GoldenGlobes nominee Rosamund Pike. — Golden Globe Awards (@goldenglobes) March 1, 2021 Amanda Seyfried in Oscar de la Renta’s Floral Masterpiece Sarah Paulson in Prada Sarah Paulson looks elegant in Prada for the #GoldenGlobes. —… Read More »

Fauci advises relaxed gatherings in homes for vaccinated individuals, but not ‘out in the community’

Dr. Anthony Fauci revealed that the CDC is working on recommendations for individuals that have received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccines, with some recent studies offering a promising measure to determine when states can relax overall restrictions. Speaking on Sunday morning talk shows, the president’s chief medical adviser discussed the benefits of an aggressive vaccination campaign… Read More »

Alternatives to Breastfeeding

Sources: Melissa Pichetto, neonatal nurse practitioner, Atlanta. Pediatrics: “Breastfeeding and the Use of Human Milk.” CDC: “2018 Breastfeeding Report Card,” “Choosing an Infant Formula.” The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding: “Barriers to Breastfeeding in the United States.” Mayo Clinic: “How Does Breast Milk Sharing Work?” “Infant formula: Your questions answered.” Breastfeeding Medicine:… Read More »