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What To Look For When Reading Health News

Posted by EHE Blogger

7/6/16 2:33 PM

The Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ) is a nonprofit organization that provides journalists with the appropriate resources to ensure that health topics are reported with accuracy and transparency. Their website contains a "Statement of Principles" which outlines methods by which journalists can uphold "their professional standards of truth, accuracy, and context in every report." While these principles are very important for journalists, they can also be helpful to all individuals who wish to identify quality health information. Some particularly relevant highlights include:
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Topics: preventive healthcare, physical fitness, health, health benefits, health news, critical reading

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