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Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 3:00am
In reviewing the series that I wrote for the USC Annenberg School of Journalism School of Health Journalism, it is critical to remember that it was penned during a very different political climate than the one we are currently facing in the United States. When the piece began, the Obama administrati
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Monday, April 24, 2017 - 4:00am
Overtreatment can pose a huge harm to patients, with the complications worse than the original problem at times. Consider arthroscopic surgery for knee pain.
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April 24, 2017 | 3 comments
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 4:00am
U.S. spending on health care alone is large enough to make it the world's fifth largest economy. A more thoughtful, evidence-driven approach to delivering care could curb such staggering statistics.
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April 21, 2017 | 1 comments
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 9:34pm
Check out health reporter positions at The Herald News, Las Vegas Review-Journal and The Connecticut Mirror.
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Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 4:00am
Can you imagine a lawyer stopping in the middle of a divorce deposition to type up everything that was just said? Why then do we ask doctors to do such rote tasks?
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April 19, 2017 | 3 comments
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 4:00am
Journalists have heard it a million times: use multiple sources. But as William Heisel explains, that means more than conducting a bunch of interviews and filling up notebooks.
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Friday, April 14, 2017 - 4:00am
California and Michigan offer real-world laboratories for state policies that clamp down on vaccine exemptions, and the early results are very encouraging.
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April 14, 2017 | 1 comments
Friday, April 14, 2017 - 4:00am
“What you’re hearing is that the pain killer problem has turned into a heroin problem,” Dr. Andrew Kolodny said. “That makes for a good story, but that isn’t really what’s going on.”
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Friday, April 14, 2017 - 12:00am
Partners In Health (PIH) is looking for a new Writer/Editor who is committed to improving the health of the poor and marginalized. Plus, don't forget about these approaching fellowship deadlines.
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April 14, 2017 | 0 comments
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 4:00am
The historic defeat sent a signal to politicians that everyone needs health coverage, comprehensive benefits, and sick people can’t be left out.
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April 13, 2017 | 0 comments
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 4:00am
Every reporter has been there: Something ends up in your notebook that just doesn’t feel right. So, how do you handle such situations?
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April 11, 2017 | 1 comments
Monday, April 10, 2017 - 4:00am
In Bakersfield, Calif., researchers found 30-day readmission rates dropped significantly when pharmacists where given a larger role in caring for patients.
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April 10, 2017 | 0 comments
Monday, April 10, 2017 - 12:17am

Despite steroid and pain-killer injections, expensive and invasive treatments like spinal fusion, disc surgery, spinal cord stimulators, nerve ablation and controversial opioid drugs, chronic pain is becoming worse in the U.S. adult population.

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Friday, April 7, 2017 - 11:00am
A paper published Thursday in The Lancet highlights huge disparities in the rate of parental incarceration in the U.S. The findings have clear implications for children's health.
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April 07, 2017 | 0 comments
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 12:00am
The Hill Extra needs a Healthcare Policy & Regulation Reporter. Plus, check out open positions at The Oklahoman, The Morning Call, Senior Living Executive Magazine and Defense Health Agency (DHA).
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