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Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 3:00am
Regulators are currently weighing a merger proposal from two major health care providers in Santa Barbara County, Calif. Reporter Alex Kacik has tracked the story closely, and offers tip for others covering the consolidation trend.
November 17, 2016 | 1 comments
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 10:18pm
When an anonymous source informed The Detroit News that the Detroit Medical Center was improperly sterilizing surgical equipment, health care reporter Karen Bouffard started digging.
November 15, 2016 | 0 comments
Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 2:41am

At The Center for Health Journalism, we believe in the power of engagement to advance journalism. In fact, we could be accused of being evangelists on the topic.

November 12, 2016 | 0 comments
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 3:00am
What does Trump’s victory this week mean for children's health? We already have a few clues on how the GOP might seek to change the Children's Health Insurance Program and Medicaid.
November 11, 2016 | 2 comments
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 3:00am
The U.S. has moved decisively toward fluoridation in water, which shows that it’s possible to move out of an area of doubt and confusion and into an era where good science is accepted and basic public health measures are taken.
November 11, 2016 | 3 comments
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 12:00am
The Health section at U.S. News & World Report is seeking an experienced, full-time editor based in their Washington, D.C., office.
November 11, 2016 | 0 comments
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 3:00am
California has a lot to lose if President-elect Donald Trump and the Republican-led Congress fulfill their campaign pledge to repeal Obamacare....
November 09, 2016 | 0 comments
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 3:00am
President-elect Donald Trump’s central health message has consisted of promising to repeal the ACA. But that remains difficult with Democrats still commanding enough power in the Senate to block the 60 votes needed for full repeal.
November 09, 2016 | 0 comments
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 3:52pm
Here we check in with prominent health journalists and experts to see what sites, newsletters and social media feeds they turn to first every morning. This week, we caught up with Ana Ibarra, web reporter for Kaiser Health News. Here are her top morning reads.
November 08, 2016 | 0 comments
Monday, November 7, 2016 - 3:00am
California's Prop 61 faces strong opposition from the pharmaceutical industry, which has poured at least $109 million into defeating it.
November 07, 2016 | 0 comments
Friday, November 4, 2016 - 6:27pm

One woman’s wrong diagnosis spotlights the severity of health threats.

November 04, 2016 | 3 comments
Friday, November 4, 2016 - 12:00am
This week WebMD, Herald Democrat and MobiHealthNews (MHN) are all looking for new employees. Plus, don't forget to apply for the 2017 California Fellowship.
November 04, 2016 | 0 comments
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 4:00am
Not your average public service announcement: A county in Washington state successfully used monthly surveys, data and community engagement to change perceptions and lower alcohol use among teens.
November 03, 2016 | 0 comments
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 4:00am
The ACA has become a scapegoat in the media for all kinds of health care woes. "Somebody needs to be the referee on some of the cheap shots flying around on an uneven playing field," says Health News Review's Gary Schwitzer.
November 03, 2016 | 0 comments
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 4:00am
In the largely rural Central San Joaquin Valley, a reporter tracking efforts to expand access to health care in the wake of Obamacare finds that "many of the most effective outreach tools at play involve very little technology."
November 02, 2016 | 0 comments



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