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Woman Finds Live Larva Burrowed Inside Forehead After Returning From Uganda Trip

Live maggot in forehead. (Photo Credit: Pixabay for representational purposes only) In a bizarre incident, a British woman returned from her Uganda trip with a live baby fly inside her forehead. As weird as it sounds the incident really took place. About 9 days after the 55-year-old woman returned from the trip she saw a… Read More »

Viewpoints: Isn’t It Time To Get Important Input From Other Sources On Gene Editing?; Prevent Another Theranos Debacle By Seeking Peer-Reviewed Work

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. The New York Times: Should Scientists Toy With The Secret To Life? Scientists quickly condemned the Chinese researcher who altered the DNA of at least two embryos to create the world’s first genetically edited babies, defying a broad consensus against hereditary tinkering. But as The… Read More »

A final HealthNewsReview.org report card from 3,200+ systematic reviews of health care news stories & PR releases

In 2005, as I began building HealthNewsReview.org, I got permission from Dr. David Henry of the Media Doctor Australia project to adopt their news story review criteria. In the ensuing 13 years, no one has ever placed in front of me a solid, specific suggestion for a better set of criteria for reviewing stories about… Read More »