May 21, 2019, Vol 321, No. 19, Pages 1847-1946
Counteracting Health MisinformationA Role for Medical Journals?
Paul W. Armstrong, MD; C. David Naylor, MD, DPhil
JAMA. 2019;321(19):1863-1864. doi:10.1001/jama.2019.5168
This Viewpoint discusses the rising tide of medical misinformation and its adverse effects on global health, and suggests ways in which medical journals can collaborate with health professionals, organizations, institutions, and mainstream media to counteract such misinformation.