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Health Magazine - Left Center Bias - Liberal - Democrat - PseudoscienceLEFT-CENTER BIAS

These media sources have a slight to moderate liberal bias.  They often publish factual information that utilizes loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes) to favor liberal causes.  These sources are generally trustworthy for information, but may require further investigation. See all Left-Center sources.

  • Overall, we rate Health Magazine borderline pseudoscience and Left-Center biased based on story selection and Mixed for factual reporting due to some claims that are not always supported by science.

Detailed Report

Factual Reporting: MIXED
Country: USA
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 48/180

History

Founded in 1981, Health is an American magazine focused on women’s health. The magazine’s topics range from diet to dealing with life issues such as relationships and stress.

Funded by / Ownership

It was purchased by Time Inc. in 1991. The company now operates as a part of Time’s Southern Progress Corporation. Revenue is derived from advertising and magazine sales.

Analysis / Bias

In review, Health Magazine is not a hard science magazine. In fact, it is a magazine you will find in the checkout line of your local supermarket. A typical cover of the magazine will feature multiple articles on fad diets, anti-aging and natural cures. Here is a sample cover:

Source: Wikipedia

Health Magazine typically does not use loaded language and they usually source their information to mostly credible sources. Some of the claims made by Health Magazine are not fully supported with scientific evidence. However, we are not rating this source pseudoscience because most of the information is credible. We are just suggesting caution when attempting their diets or natural cures.

Overall, we rate Health Magazine borderline pseudoscience and Left-Center biased based on story selection and Mixed for factual reporting due to some claims that are not always supported by science. (D. Van Zandt 5/16/2018) Updated (7/26/2019)

Source: https://www.health.com/