Sunday House Call, #713, October 13, 2019: How not to write a science and medicine newspaper column.

Sunday House Call, #713, October 13, 2019: How not to write a science and medicine newspaper column.

Topics today include:
I review and fact-check a poorly reported and researched “science” article on preventing the common cold published in the Mirror using this as an example of how this represents the worst in fake news science.

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