How would you rate the accuracy of medical news reporting by the popular press?

Medical news is a major area of coverage by the popular press. Indeed, news reports on the latest medical developments often make the front page of major newspapers or are the lead story on television news broadcasts. 

These reports are prepared for a general audience, so concepts typically are explained in relatively simple terms that average people can understand. News reports in the popular press, often because of space or time constraints, might provide only a cursory treatment of medical concepts, issues, and advances, and this can leave readers or viewers with a wrong impression.

Renal & Urology News would like to ask nephrologists and urologists the following poll question.


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