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2013-07-17 12:26:04

Leading Healthcare Journalist to Expand Brand and Build Physician Community at Medical News Website NEW YORK, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyday Health, Inc, the leading health and wellness media company, has announced today that Ivan Oransky, M.D., formerly Executive Editor, Reuters Health, has joined the company as Vice President and Global Editorial Director for MedPage Today, the trusted resource for breaking medical news and critical information for healthcare professionals....

Fraud, Not Errors, Account For Large Percentage Of Retractions In Scientific Papers
2012-10-02 10:32:49

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study finds that fraud in scientific research is growing at a troubling rate, with an average of 300 papers per year being retracted for some form of scientific misconduct. It had been generally perceived that most peer-reviewed medical, biological and scientific papers retracted have been done so due to unintentional errors. However, authors conducting the largest-ever study of retractions, have found that the percentage of...