The warnings and promises sound so absolute: Caffeine is bad for you! Caffeine is good for you! Eat dark chocolate! Sunscreen prevents cancer!
Health stories are a media staple, but they are often contradictory, inaccurate, or incomplete.
To help us all be better-informed health news consumers, Robert Davis has written a guide titled The Healthy Skeptic: Cutting Through the Hype About Your Health, and he shares his findings with host Mike Cuthbert on this edition of Prime Time Radio.