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Investigating Health

This blog offers strategies and tips for producing investigative health stories. We highlight great coverage, talk to leading reporters in the field, point out resources and datasets rich with untold stories, and discuss how to navigate the roadblocks hard-hitting investigations often run up against.

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How you conduct yourself in reporting a health investigation — or even a basic health beat story — is now fair game on social media, on talk shows, and everywhere else.
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Instead of leaping onto the fearwagon when a bug seems to appear out of nowhere, check the science. Then consider seeking out the real infection hotspots in your community.
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Have you thought about using data and public records to investigate medical marijuana in your state? Here are some great places to start.
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Mike Hixenbaugh shares how he and Charlie Ornstein exposed the unusually high rate of deaths and complications at one of the country’s best known heart transplant programs.

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