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April 24, 2010 | 0 comments

Here are 10 ideas from three journalists talking about how to cover health reform’s rollout at the Association of Health Care Journalists conference... more

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April 24, 2010 | 0 comments

Most journalists don't pay much attention to their local "medically indigent" program, which offers health care to poor people who don't qualify for Medicaid or other government programs. But that... more

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April 22, 2010 | 0 comments

If the ProPublica experiment with nonprofit investigative journalism is teaching us anything, it is the importance of follow-through.

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April 21, 2010 | 0 comments

Reading Dr. Michael E. Stoddard's history of infractions, like so many medical board records in Colorado, is a little like reading Tom Stoppard's play Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead... more

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April 20, 2010 | 0 comments
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April 16, 2010 | 1 comments

Maryn McKenna has lived inside the "hot zone" for much of her reporting career. She honed her craft at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution... more

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April 13, 2010 | 0 comments

The 'Public Health Awareness' segment will be a recurring feature here on the Pulse + Signal blog where we highlight relevant public health focused observances (e.g. cancer... more

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April 13, 2010 | 0 comments

Health care reform, and the ideological, political and public health battles that surrounded it, reached a fever pitch in the media by the time the legislation reached the House of Representatives... more

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April 12, 2010 | 1 comments

One doctor allowed her clinics in Santa Ana, California, to be used as front operations for selling highly addictive painkillers.

Another doctor agreed to be paid $2,000 a month for the use... more

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April 09, 2010 | 0 comments

Devoted readers of Antidote's Doctors Behaving Badly posts might get the impression that all doctors have trouble cutting straight, prescribing properly or keeping their hands out of... more

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April 08, 2010 | 0 comments

Charles M. Blow documents that President Obama's sales job for the health care reform law has so far resulted in his lowest... more

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April 07, 2010 | 0 comments

A quick heads up on some health data now available from the U.S. Department Veterans Affairs, pulled from the innards of a just released (and lengthy) ... more



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