Journalists need to know these six things to cover coronavirus-related preprints, research papers that haven't been peer reviewed by experts.
Joanna Chikwe highlights strategies that trials might employ in hopes of securing favorable results – and questions journalists can ask to detect them.
Expert cardiologists break down oft-repeated myths about cardiovascular disease in women and share the facts of the matter.
Understand that terms that are now part of the common lexicon, such as “climate change,” or “gun control,” are the product of strategic framing.
A recent study challenges the role that legalizing medical marijuana might play in easing the opioid epidemic.
Tip #1: Let people with disabilities speak for themselves.
Five tips for understanding and interpreting effect size -- a measure of the strength of an association between two variables.
Reporters can get up to date on a public policy issue quickly by reading a research literature review or meta-analysis. This article from the Education Writers Association explains how to find and use them.
"There’s some basic stuff about the laws that I think is misunderstood,” Jon Vernick, professor at JHU’s Bloomberg School of Public Health, said.
With the amount of research published on a daily basis, journalists have to work to discern what’s worth covering. Here's a general guide.