Tag Archives: Media

Medical News Today: Social media photo overkill may boost narcissism

A recent study reveals that an increase in narcissistic traits may be an unwanted result of sharing images, including selfies, “excessively” on social media. A new study unearths a potential risk of posting pictures. The findings, which appear in The Open Psychology Journal, show that participants who posted large numbers of photos and selfies on… Read More »

When medicine & media sugarcoat the true impact of patient harms

November 5, 2018 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is the founder and publisher of HealthNewsReview.org.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer. Click here to read more stories about real people harmed by misleading messages, or share your own story. An important paper, “Reporting harms more transparently in trials of cancer drugs,” was published in The BMJ last week.… Read More »

Nurse Pay Rates Flag: HealthLeaders Media

Salaries for registered nurses and licensed practical nurses appear to have essentially remained the same between 2016 and 2017, according to a recent survey. The Trump administration has proposed requiring TV ads for prescription medications to include the drug’s list price, if it’s above $ 35 per month. Clinicians need to encourage family caregivers to… Read More »