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September 04, 2009 | 0 comments

My former colleague at the Los Angeles Times, Myron Levin, played an important role in unearthing new information about cell phone use and car accidents.

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September 03, 2009 | 0 comments

I've been meaning to write about a great Aug. 9 Denver Post article I read while on a trip to that city.

Reporter Karen Augé... more

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September 02, 2009 | 0 comments

It’s been five years since I started navigating the waters of social
media. I was trying to get a feel for what others were seeing in
MySpace, so I joined it and I soon joined Facebook... more

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September 02, 2009 | 0 comments

Medical malpractice cases can live or die on the testimony of an expert witness. Defense
attorneys will go after the expert's credentials with every tool in their kit.

One would think... more

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September 01, 2009 | 0 comments

How are California's community health clinics faring amid the state's most brutal health budget cuts in decades? That's one topic that's seen little coverage recently as journalists focus on... more

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August 31, 2009 | 0 comments

"It is not often that you are aware of the revolution right while you are in the midst of it. But we are," says Alicia C.... more

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August 27, 2009 | 0 comments

Howard I read your article "MSM fact-checking of Sarah Palin." Let's be honest about this entire exercise of 'Examining' Sarah Palin, and that is what many in the MSM are attempting to do here.... more

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August 27, 2009 | 0 comments

Sheila Himmel, an award-winning food writer and restaurant reviewer for the San Jose Mercury News, loved to eat. Then her daughter became anorexic, forever changing... more

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August 24, 2009 | 0 comments

The worldwide diabetes epidemic threatens to make today's children the first generation to live shorter lives than their parents... more

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August 24, 2009 | 0 comments

What drives someone with a strong scientific reputation to cut a secret deal with a drug company for ghostwriting help just to have one more paper published?

Let's ask.

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August 22, 2009 | 0 comments

In December of 2005, an elementary school in Addyston, Ohio was closed permanently after officials at Ohio's Environmental Protection Agency found enough chemicals in the air to pose a risk of... more

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August 21, 2009 | 0 comments

Matt Goldberg says that he has "hands-down" the best job in the world. He works without times constraints and chases whatever stories he wants. He loves his boss, he loves his team.

"The... more



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