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Friday, January 13, 2017 - 12:00am
Get the latest job listings in health journalism and communications, including newspaper beats, digital reporting, science journals and online editing. Plus, check out the fellowship opportunities covering a variety of topics.
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January 13, 2017 | 0 comments
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 3:00am
It's been a disheartening week for proponents of evidence-based medicine and childhood vaccines. But to the media's credit, reporters haven't let fringe theories and pseudo-science go unchallenged.
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January 12, 2017 | 0 comments
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 3:00am
Do you know the difference between absolute and relative risk? This quick primer shows why the distinction is essential to accurate health stories.
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Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 4:00am
The failures of the national conversation during the run-up to Obamacare's passage are now hastening its demise, with too few Americans seeing firsthand benefits.
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Saturday, January 7, 2017 - 6:01pm

The speed of discovery in medical innovation exceeds that of any time in history, and “organoids” created from stem cells are a powerful example.

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January 07, 2017 | 0 comments
Friday, January 6, 2017 - 12:00am
Get the latest information on grants, fellowships and awards. Plus new job listings in health journalism across the United States.
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January 06, 2017 | 0 comments
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 4:00am
Childhood trauma and adversity have been big buzz phrases in recent years. But are they really just proxy terms for poverty? How one journalist came to rethink her own assumptions in reporting on mental health.
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Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 5:10pm

In October 2015 in Pueblo, CO, the staff members of a primary care medical clinic – Southern Colorado Family Medicine at the St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center – start asking parents of newborn babies to kids five years old about the parents’ adverse childhood experiences and the resilience factors in t

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Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 3:00am
How do we begin to solve the prescription drug crisis ravaging communities across the country? A recent report points the way to promising solutions, including some that should've been implemented years ago.
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January 04, 2017 | 1 comments
Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - 3:00am
Have efforts to lower stigma around mental illness overlooked Latino communities? Here's how one reporter tackled the topic and some of the lessons she learned along the way.
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January 03, 2017 | 0 comments
Friday, December 30, 2016 - 12:00am
Marie Claire is looking for an industry-knowledgeable associate beauty and health editor/writer. Plus openings in radio at WFYI and print for The News Journal.
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December 30, 2016 | 0 comments
Thursday, December 29, 2016 - 3:00am
Rufino Jiménez is a legal U.S. resident who pays $17 a month for health insurance he receives through his employer. But he does not have time to go see a doctor — he doesn't even have time to stop and eat his lunch. His struggles are far from unique.
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Wednesday, December 28, 2016 - 3:00am
What are the mental health effects of deadly encounters with police? Reporting out that difficult question led to a number of tough lessons along the way, as KVPR's Jeffrey Hess explains.
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December 28, 2016 | 0 comments
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 4:00am
The share of children who are uninsured has reached a historic low of less than 5 percent. That's projected to change if the Affordable Care Act is repealed and the Medicaid expansion reversed.
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