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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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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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Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 4:00am
Why not allow Medicare to negotiate lower prescription drug prices? Economists such as Neeraj Sood worry such a move would hamper crucial innovations over time. But not everyone agrees.
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Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 11:37am

Thanks to drug safety scandals and new methods of marketing, the bloom has fallen off the pharmaceutical representatives' roses.

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 4:00am
Should medical residents still be allowed to work 28-hour shifts? One doctor recounts her exhausting, nightmarish shift in the ER as an example of what can go wrong as the hours stretch on.
April 05, 2017 | 10 comments
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 1:11pm

Shocking recent reports in Newsweek and on ABC News “20/20” expose brutal torture and abuse by now-convicted felons and at least one accused pastor targeting troubled teens — and gay youths singled out for “gay conversion” therapy.

As illustrated in a police complaint filed by now 17-year-old Luca

April 03, 2017 | 0 comments
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 4:00am
"Our health care system remains in a crisis," writes the CEO of Molina Healthcare. "Both the AHCA and the ACA only address the funding of health care and fail to tackle the troubling rate at which health care costs are rising."
April 03, 2017 | 0 comments
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 5:00am
New research on lead's negative effects on IQ and class makes a brutal irony even clearer — lead is a lifelong disaster, particularly for poor children already facing serious disadvantages.
March 31, 2017 | 0 comments
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 12:00am
Check out this new opportunity for media professionals to join the Annenberg School of Journalism at USC for a yearlong fellowship. Additionally, the Center for Health Journalism is hiring an Engagement Editor.
March 31, 2017 | 0 comments
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 4:00am
There is a bizarre paradox in the culture of medicine: The system generates more data than ever, but questionable priorities are limiting our ability to effectively use it.
March 30, 2017 | 1 comments
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 4:19pm
"I’ve been startled to see the debate over the AHCA reignite a political philosophy and policy approach that seemed to be have been discredited — and be in sharp decline," writes former health care journalist Michael Millenson.
March 29, 2017 | 0 comments
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 4:00am
The death certificate helps tells a fuller story of Bill Paxton’s final days. Reporters should make a habit of seeking them out, since they can be revealing repositories of information.
March 28, 2017 | 1 comments
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 11:53am
After weeks of closed door meetings and rushed amendments to appease the GOP majority, Speaker Paul Ryan pulled the bill, declaring Obamacare the "law of the land." Americans watched the drama unfold in real time.
March 25, 2017 | 0 comments
Friday, March 24, 2017 - 11:00am
The media critic in Jost laments that "so much coverage is focused on politics within the Republican Party, to a much greater extent than on what the legislation would specifically do."
March 24, 2017 | 1 comments
Friday, March 24, 2017 - 12:00am
Don't miss your chance to apply for the Center for Health Journalism's 2017 National Fellowship, applications are due March 24.
March 24, 2017 | 0 comments



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