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Sorry, Shkreli: Supreme Court rebuffs ex-pharma CEO’s final appeal

Martin Shkrelli, the disgraced former CEO of Retrophin currently serving a seven-year sentence for securities fraud and conspiracy, was hoping for a SCOTUS hail mary after multiple appeals fell flat. Turns out the court wasn’t interested in hearing Shkreli’s pleas at all.  The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday denied hearing Shkreli’s appeal to overturn his… 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 »