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Read the latest HealthWatch newsletter:  Issue 108, Autumn 2018

The Spring/Summer 2017 issue of the HealthWatch Newsletter is now online! The HealthWatch Newsletter is now free to read and download.

Featured in this issue

  • NEWS FEATURE Criminologist Mike Sutton calls for an urgent study into the public health impact of the US president's promotion of the idea that vaccines cause autism
  • NEWS Deborah Cohen, BMJ investigative journalist, to receive this year's HealthWatch Award; whistleblower Peter Wilmshurst calls for the Science and Technology Committee to resume its inquiry into research integrity; and more…
  • CONSUMER PROTECTION Getting bad science claims off the internet, one website at a time 
  • NUTRITION Lowering blood cholesterol saves lives — or does it?
  • DENTISTRY Want to have straight teeth by Christmas? An expert view of the 6-month smile promise
  • BOOK REVIEW sex, lies and brain scans — can an MRI scan read your mind? 

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