HE 1010 - Foundations of Health and Health Promotion

Comparing popular and scholarly health articles

Each of the following health-related news stories is based on the paired research article. Consider the following:

  • Does the popular article accurately represent the source material? Why or why not?
  • Do you think you could find the research article based on the information given in the popular article?
    Look for the following:
    • Names of authors or researchers involved in the study
    • The title of the publication where the research article appeared
    • A link to the research article (if you're lucky!)

Article pair 1

Article pair 2

Article pair 3

Article pair 4

Article pair 5

Article pair 6