Health

Just In Time for 'Sicko,' CBS Levels Two-Part Attack on Private Health Insurance

'Evening News' gathers anti-industry sources for airing of grievances against U.S. system.

Networks Dramatize Diabetes Drug Dangers

ABC, CBS and NBC emphasize the potential for complications and death from Avandia, despite calls from study's author to exercise discretion.

ABC and CBS Give No Credit to Novartis

Evening broadcasts praise 'promising' drug for osteoporosis without naming the manufacturer.

The 'Consumer Group' That Doesn't Want You to Consume

Journalists love CSPI's hype and embrace its extremist anti-food agenda.

A Rarely Seen Side of the Tobacco Story

WSJ shows one alternative to tobacco is ... tobacco?

Cancer Drug, But Not Drug Company, Praised By Networks

ABC, CBS, NBC discuss 'lifesaver' drug but never mention its maker.

CBS Downplays Costs, Advocates Company's 'Elder Care' Benefits

'Evening News' says cost is 'just $15 a day,' urges workers to ask for more benefits.

ABC Reports New Autism Study Finds Genetics, Not Toxins, to Blame for Rise in Cases

But network failed to remind viewers it gave Robert Kennedy a soapbox about mercury as cause for disease.

Slanting the Cervical Cancer Vaccine Story

"Groups wary of drug industry motives" versus "religious and cultural conservatives." What, no liberals?

Post's Givhan Continues Complaint about Skinny Models

Writer attacks industry for thin model preference, but could just as well gripe about customers who drive the New York market.
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