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Author breaks JAMA journal embargo on his own study with New York Times cancer screening op-ed

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Gil Welch, via Dartmouth

Gil Welch, via Dartmouth

Gil Welch, who has scrutinized cancer screening in a number of venues, has two-thirds of a publishing hat trick this week: An op-ed in the New York Times, and an article in JAMA Internal Medicine.

Trouble is, the op-ed broke the embargo on the JAMA Internal Medicine paper.

From the JAMA press office today: Read the rest of this entry »

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Written by Ivan Oransky

December 30, 2013 at 12:17 pm

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Jalopnik nails it on embargoes: Not agreeing to them means a huge advantage

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jalopnikLast week, Matt Hardigree, the editor-in-chief of Gawker Media-owned car site Jalopnik, riffed on embargoes following the leak of photos of the 2015 Ford Mustang.

The background discussion will be familiar to Embargo Watch readers: Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Ivan Oransky

December 9, 2013 at 9:30 am

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