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June 22, 2010 | 0 comments

In a little more than two weeks, we will launch our 2010 National Health Journalism Fellowships. Of course, we hope and expect that the talented journalists who participate will produce great... more

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June 22, 2010 | 0 comments

So it’s been three months already since health reform passed, and journalists around the country are still looking for ways to keep this story fresh. Earlier, I wrote about... more

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June 18, 2010 | 0 comments

Welcome to the inaugural post of Career GPS, ReportingonHealth's new blog about pursuing your passions while looking out for your pocketbook. Here, we will discuss career opportunities, growth... more

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June 18, 2010 | 1 comments

The Medical Board of California told Orange County Register health reporter Courtney Perkes that it was rare for a doctor to be disciplined, allowed to return to practice and then disciplined... more

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June 17, 2010 | 0 comments

Last night, a group of San Francisco Bay Area health journalists got some intriguing health reform story ideas from one of California’s better-known health policy experts,... more

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June 16, 2010 | 0 comments

Waitressing proved good training for my freelance journalism career. I had to keep track of a lot of tables. Each customer wanted something different. Some sent their meals back with a snarky... more

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June 16, 2010 | 2 comments

Take away an artist’s paints. She may just use her fingers.

Take away a chef’s knives. He may opt to smash, grate or whip the ingredients instead.

But what if you are a doctor and... more

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June 15, 2010 | 0 comments

We at the Diabetes Hands Foundation developed HealthSeeker, a new healthy Facebook game (we... more

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June 15, 2010 | 0 comments
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June 11, 2010 | 0 comments

From the annals of gross but important stories – now, with a summer news peg! – comes a new CDC MMWR report... more

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June 11, 2010 | 0 comments

Courtney Perkes could have phoned it in. She was the fourth reporter to have covered the seemingly never-ending saga of Dr. Andrew Rutland, an obstetrician who, most recently, has been accused of... more

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June 10, 2010 | 0 comments

It can be a slog, covering health reform’s intricacies day in and day out. Fortunately, four top health journalists gathered today at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.... more



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