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More Democrats than Republicans OK with how media covers science

More Democrats than Republicans OK with how media covers science
September 20, 2017

More Democrats than Republicans think the news media does a good job of covering science, according to the results of a new study.

The Pew Research Center polled more than 4,000 U.S. adults and found that although most — 54% — regularly get their science news from general news outlets that cover a range of topics, just 28% believed these sources get the facts right. Specialty sources, including museums, science magazines and documentaries, were trusted more, with around half of respondents saying they are accurate most of the time.

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Girl soccer players 400% more likely to return to play after concussion

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No benefit to intracranial pressure monitoring in children with TBI

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Things to know right now about MACRA

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Reliability of the ImPACT in High School Student-Athletes With Attention Deficits, Hyperactivity, or Learning Disabilities

Athletic Training and Sports Health Care, July/August 2017, Volume 9 Issue 4
To determine the test–retest reliability of the Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment (ImPACT) (ImPACT Applications…
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Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

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