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Friday, April 28, 2017 - 4:00am
People want to sound like the most interesting version of themselves. That's why reporters should be skeptical of a source's self-proclaimed job description.
April 28, 2017 | 0 comments
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.
April 24, 2017 | 1 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.
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.
April 20, 2017 | 0 comments
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?
April 19, 2017 | 2 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.
April 18, 2017 | 0 comments
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.
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.”
April 14, 2017 | 0 comments
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.

April 10, 2017 | 0 comments
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.
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).
April 07, 2017 | 0 comments



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