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PRO-SCIENCE

These sources consist of legitimate science or are evidence based through the use of credible scientific sourcing.  Legitimate science follows the scientific method, is unbiased and does not use emotional words.  These sources also respect the consensus of experts in the given scientific field and strive to publish peer reviewed science. Some sources in this category may have a slight political bias, but adhere to scientific principles. See all Pro-Science sources.

  • Overall, this is a pro-science medical information website that scientifically sources its information.

Detailed Report

Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180

History

Healthline Media was founded in 1999 as YourDoctor.com, by endocrine specialist Dr. James Norman. In 2006, the company was re-launched as Healthline Networks. Healthline.com is the Healthline Media’s website, Healthline.com, is a destination site for health and wellness information, and a competitor to WebMD.

Funded by / Ownership

Healthline is a privately owned company with David Kopp serving as CEO. They generate revenue through online advertising.

Analysis / Bias

In review, Healthline provides health and wellness information that is scientifically based. Most articles are written in an easy to understand format and sourced to medical journals.

Overall, this is a pro-science medical information website that scientifically sources its information. (D. Van Zandt 2/23/2018) Updated (3/23/2019)

Source: https://www.healthline.com/

 

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