2017

Open Content Notification Letter from WiderNet
Laura Ashcraft, Digital Librarian, WiderNet Project

President’s Address 2017 – Trust in numbers.
Sir David Spiegelhalter, Royal Statistical Society (video)

Is Gwyneth Paltrow’s pseudoscience winning?
Julia Belluz, Vox

Mainstream medicine is partly to blame for the ridiculous ‘treatments’ Goop promotes
Arthur Caplan and Timothy Caulfield, Stat

Critical thinking can be taught
Science Daily

This researcher may have discovered the antidote to health bullshit
Julia Belluz and Alvin Chang, Vox

A comic textbook helps dispel bogus health claims in Uganda
Carol Hills, PRI’s The World (with radio interview)

Doctors have decades of experience fighting “fake news.” Here’s how they win.
Julia Belluz, Vox

Kreativitet og kritisk tenking
Psykologibloggen (Podcast – prosjektomtalen starter ved 17:30 min.)

Children Make Sense of Health Claims
Sikhumbuzo Hlabangane, Ehealth News, South Africa

Key Concepts for Assessing Treatment Claims: A New Blog Series
Selena Ryan-Vig, Students 4 Best Evidence

Kan vi lære skoleelever kritisk tenkning om helsepåstander? (Seminar Oslo 8. Juni, påmelding)
Folkehelseinstituttet

“Quien paga la factura de la investigación médica ineficaz es la sociedad”
Blanca Blay, eldiario.es

Helping children detect unreliable health claims
Richard Lehman’s journal review, The BMJ Opinion

Informing health choices in low-resource settings
Laura Gauer Bermudez, Stephanie A Grilo, John S Santelli & Fred M Ssewamala, The Lancet

Trust the evidence: Sir Iain Chalmers (podcast interview)
Dr. Kamal R. Mahtani, Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine

Les enfants seraient la meilleure solution aux fake news
Vanessa Burggraf, Radio Nova

¿El antídoto contra la charlatanería en salud?
Dr. Giordano Pérez Gaxiola, Noroeste

Così si insegna ai bambini come difendersi dalle bufale
Stefano Dalla Casa, Wired Italia

孩子的教育不能等︰如何令小學生對「健康流言」免疫?
Kayue, The News Lens

Gesundheits­unterricht in der Schule zeigt Wirkung
aerzteblatt.de

How training schoolkids to spot dodgy health claims could help fight fake news
Peter Cunliffe-Jones, Africa Check

Lærer barn å tenke kritisk om helse
Ida Kvittingen, Forskning.no
Teaching children to think critically about health
(English translation by Nancy Bazilchuk for ScienceNordic)

Belief in health bullshit is a global problem; a big study points to solutions
Matt Shipman, Health News Review

Teaching children to assess claims and make informed choices
Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, Education Endowment Foundation, Research Council of Norway, The Lancet

 

2016

New program uses comics to teach kids about junk science
Adriana Barton, The Globe and Mail

Immunizing children against deadly bullshit
Matt Oxman, HealthNewsReview.com

Come insegnare ai bambini a difendersi dalle bufale?
Stefano Dalla Casa, Wired Italia

Our world is awash in bullshit health claims. These scientists want to train kids to spot them.
Julia Belluz, Vox

Teaching children to make better health decisions
Richard Smith, BMJ Blogs

Evaluar mensajes de salud es cosa de niños
Gonzalo Casino, Escepticemia

Teaching kids to assess goopy health claims
Matt Oxman, Evidently Cochrane

Kan vi lære skoleelever kritisk tenkning om helsepåstander?
Can we teach kids to think critically about health claims? (English translation)
Matt Oxman, Lena Nordheim & Atle Fretheim, Aftenposten