To complement the HYH infographic here are some useful links to sites that will help clear the mist around a news story and tell science from fiction.
Behind the Headlines – This NHS website is constantly updated to provide clear and detailed evaluation of current news articles and the original scientific report.
Understanding Health Research – This is an online tool to help people understand and review published health research, and to decide how reliable and relevant the research is.
Ask for Evidence – This site houses lots of resources to help people judge evidence behind claims.
Science Media Centre – The SMC provide evidence-based and unbiased information on science in the headlines from independent experts in the field