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Health Media Jobs & Opportunities: Take a look at the newest listings for health reporters and editors

Health Media Jobs & Opportunities: Take a look at the newest listings for health reporters and editors

This week's roundup includes listings for new positions at outlets such as WebMD and Prevention Magazine.
Do penalties curb medical errors? Investigation offers lessons in data wrangling

Do penalties curb medical errors? Investigation offers lessons in data wrangling

Are California hospitals doing a better job of preventing serious mistakes in the wake of a state program that issues high-profile penalties for such errors? One reporter finds reasons for doubt in the data.
Leading community engagement practitioners share their creative approaches

Leading community engagement practitioners share their creative approaches

ProPublica's Terry Parris Jr. and Dr. Lindsay Green-Barber of the Center for Investigative Reporting recently shared their strategies for incorporating community engagement into the reporting process.
Resilience is trending, but journalists don’t always get it right

Resilience is trending, but journalists don’t always get it right

Resilience is a popular buzzword in health circles these days. But as two speakers with extensive experience on the issue told journalists this week, it's a far more complex issue than media accounts commonly suggest.
Do drug industry perks affect prescribing? Yes says recent study

Do drug industry perks affect prescribing? Yes says recent study

A recent study found that more than one free meal increased the likelihood of doctors prescribing the drug of the meal provider
Cost concerns hold up health care merger in Santa Barbara, Calif.

Cost concerns hold up health care merger in Santa Barbara, Calif.

A long-awaited decision by regulators appears to be imminent on the proposed merger between Cottage Health and Sansum Clinic, which has the largest physician practice in the area with 23 outpatient sites spanning Santa Maria to Santa Barbara.
Health Media Jobs & Opportunities: Positions available in broadcast, online and print

Health Media Jobs & Opportunities: Positions available in broadcast, online and print

Work for one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies and apply to be a Producer at NBC Universal.
Toxic algae is blooming more often in our lakes, reservoirs. Does that threaten our drinking water?

Toxic algae is blooming more often in our lakes, reservoirs. Does that threaten our drinking water?

In California, cyanotoxins have become more of a problem amid the drought. The same toxin that shut down Toledo, Ohio’s water supply in 2014 has been detected in lakes, reservoirs and streams across the state.

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