Washington Post fact checker attacks GOP for criticizing faulty study

Washington Post fact checker Glenn Kessler published a piece attacking Republicans on Thursday for criticizing a CDC study, despite acknowledging flaws in the CDC study.

Kessler promoted his fact check titled, “The GOP’s attack on the CDC’s mask reversal and a study from India.” The study in question was used as the source behind the Centers

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Stronger Hearts, Better Outcomes in Pregnancy: Study | Health News

By Cara Murez, HealthDay Reporter

(HealthDay)

THURSDAY, July 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Thinking of starting a family? Start getting your heart in shape. New research suggests that how healthy a woman’s heart is before conception affects outcomes in her pregnancy.

Study author Dr. Sadiya Khan said the findings make a case for more comprehensive heart assessments prior to pregnancy rather than focusing on isolated individual risk factors, such as high blood pressure (“hypertension”) or body mass index (an estimate of body fat based on height and weight).

“In reality not all pregnancies are planned, but ideally we would evaluate

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