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Friday, February 17, 2017 - 3:00am
Can games with prizes and incentives get kids moving more? Two programs in the U.S. and U.K. show early promise.
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Friday, February 17, 2017 - 12:00am
Applications are now open for USC Annenberg's Center for Health Journalism all-expenses-paid 2017 National Fellowship in Los Angeles.
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February 17, 2017 | 0 comments
Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 3:00am
A former journalist and single mother of two fears that changes to the Affordable Care Act could eliminate the coverage her family depends on to manage their complex health needs.
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Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 3:00am
Whether it's Taco Bell’s Naked Chicken Chalupa or the Flamin' Hot Cheeto Bagel, media coverage of stunt foods “only normalizes extreme levels of salt and sugar in food and alters our taste buds to promote addiction,” argues Dr. Monya De.
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Monday, February 13, 2017 - 12:34pm
The solution lies not in building more psychiatric facilities, but in providing effective treatment and supports in the least restrictive setting, says Dr. Fred Osher.
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Monday, February 13, 2017 - 3:00am
Massachusetts started sending email warning alerts to drug prescribers in 2013. But while some measures of drug abuse dropped in the following years, it’s hard to give credit to the alerts.
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February 13, 2017 | 0 comments
Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 7:19am

Implementing electronic health records has been a goal of the U.S. government for years. Using information technology in health care has great potential but the whole process turned out to be very slow.

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February 12, 2017 | 0 comments
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 5:34pm

Speedier approvals and the legalization of "off-label marketing" have drug safety activists worried.

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February 10, 2017 | 0 comments
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 4:00am
"We are now in another war of words over health care," writes Trudy Lieberman, "and the first casualty, as in any war, is always truth." For examples, look no further than the recent dialogue on Medicare.
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February 09, 2017 | 0 comments
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 12:00am
Join the team at USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism, plus other openings at Men's Health, Verywell and POLITICO.
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Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 3:00am
Can the styles of humor used by middle schoolers provide a window into their mental well-being? The research provides some intriguing early clues.
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February 08, 2017 | 0 comments
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 3:00am
Banks tend to be very good at alerting you to potential credit card fraud. Can drug tracking programs do as good a job at flagging risky prescription scenarios?
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February 07, 2017 | 0 comments
Friday, February 3, 2017 - 12:00am
USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism is looking for an Engagement Editor to join the team, plus check out new health editor and writer positions around the country.
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Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 3:00am
A series of seven suicides within California’s Yurok Tribe in 2015 prompted the tribe to declare a state of emergency. In reporting on the aftermath, reporter Ryan Burns found himself facing some big challenges.
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Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 1:29am

When it comes to stem cells and stem cell research, there has been a virulent controversy for many years. The reason is sensible when you peel back the medical terminology, because some of the stem cell research involves using unborn human embryos.

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