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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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August 21, 2009 | 0 comments

Awareness of the afterschool programs and early intervention -- stories about their importance and effectiveness -- is very important to help combat prejudice, especially on television. But "for... more

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August 20, 2009 | 0 comments

Dr. Adriane Fugh-Berman has become the go-to source for comments on how drug companies have been using ghostwriters to inject marketing messages into the... more

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August 20, 2009 | 0 comments

Sandra Tsing Loh is a Caltech grad (Physics, '83) -- "truly a B.S. degree," so she "truly knows what is means to be confused by science."

She brought her one-woman show to open the second... more

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August 20, 2009 | 0 comments

Original post on KQED's Bay Area Bites blog. Spinach, alfalfa sprouts, peanut butter, beef...almost... more

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August 19, 2009 | 2 comments

If DesignWrite, the medical communications firm that has been ghostwriting articles on behalf of drug giant Wyeth, were an elementary school student, it would have a stack of papers heavy with... more

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August 18, 2009 | 0 comments

The always provocative New Scientist magazine has a fascinating, if unscientific,... more

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August 13, 2009 | 0 comments

Given the seemingly never-ending national news blitz about health reform town halls, it's easy to forget that California's dramatic health care budget cuts still are moving forward.

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August 09, 2009 | 0 comments

The New York Times and the medical journal PloS Medicine won an incredible victory for patients and for health writers last week... more

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August 05, 2009 | 0 comments

The doors are open at the Society of Professional Journalists, Northern California, 2009 Excellence in Journalism Competition.

From chapter president Ricardo Sandoval:

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