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Mar 1, 2016

Evaluating Health News: Dr. Joseph Murray on Mayo Clinic Radio

By Kanaaz Pereira, Connect Moderator, @kanaazpereira

Are you wondering if eating bacon is as bad as tobacco? Should you be on a gluten-free diet? Do you have gluten-sensitivity, or celiac disease? Although health and medicine news reports provide useful information, there seems to be a "frenzy of misinformation," and it is not uncommon to hear conflicting reports or even exaggerated or hyped-up messages. Recently on Mayo Clinic Radio, gastroenterologist Dr. Joseph Murray along with preventive medicine specialist Dr. Donald Hensrud offered some guidelines for separating hype from reality in health news reports.

Click here to listen to the program.

For more information on the radio show, visit Mayo Clinic News Network 

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