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5 quick PR tricks to cover up a lack of real health care news

As all researchers know, science is a grinding parade of failure and dead ends. But as we’ve often written, news release writers sometimes seem hell-bent on making the public believe otherwise. Like expert makeup artists, they can add sparkle to lackluster findings, mask blemishes in study designs, and smooth over unimpressive data. One thing I… Read More »

Canada Dry will still tell Canadians it is ‘Made from Real Ginger’ — just not Americans

Canada Dry Ginger Ale will continue to be marketed in Canada as “Made from Real Ginger” even though the soft drink’s producer has agreed to remove this controversial claim from American packaging in order to settle a series of U.S. class action lawsuits over false advertising. The company is evaluating the Canadian packaging, but it… Read More »

Chris Evans Just Realized the Movie Kevin Watches in Home Alone Isn't Real

The gangster movie Macaulay Culkin watches in Home Alone isn’t real, ya filthy animals. That fact came as a revelation to many on the internet on Christmas after Seth Rogen tweeted about Angels With Filthy Souls, the black-and-white movie within the classic holiday flick. “My entire childhood, I thought the old timey movie that Kevin… Read More »