Tag Archives: Advice

My Health Record website changed over misleading vaccine advice

The federal health department has changed its My Health Record website after users were told misleading advice on how long they should wait between first and second doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation recommends people who get the AstraZeneca vaccine wait 12 weeks between their first and second doses.… Read More »

For the COVID-vaccinated in Canada, a void in public health advice: ‘They seem to be working on it’

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada With 9.5 million combined doses due to be delivered by the end of March, many will soon be wondering, I’ve had my shot, now what? Author of the article: Sharon Kirkey Publishing date: Mar 25, 2021  •  1 day ago  •  4 minute read  •  175 Comments “It’s a little… Read More »

NY Times “Well” column is unwell again – this time on pandemic running advice

April 21, 2020 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is the founder of HealthNewsReview.org and has been its publisher for 14 years. He tweets as @garyschwitzer or as @HealthNewsRevu I admire much of the great journalism being delivered by the New York Times on COVID-19 pandemic issues. But I continue to be befuddled many weeks by… Read More »

After a year on Medicare, advice for journalists on stories that need to be told

The annual Medicare open enrollment period ends soon.  America’s seniors have faced a blizzard of dismaying news about the program. Here are some excerpts from newsworthy stories that you should be aware of. Excerpt: “The federal government recently redesigned a digital tool that helps seniors navigate complicated Medicare choices, but consumer advocates say it’s malfunctioning… Read More »