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March 05, 2010 | 0 comments

The new Healthy City Web site, launched this week, is designed for community activists, but it’s an intriguing data source for California reporters... more

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March 05, 2010 | 0 comments

A conference on health disparities for an audience of journalists is bound to produce lots of story ideas, and the one under way in Washington,... more

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March 05, 2010 | 0 comments

If you watch cable, it may have been hard to miss that this week was Discovery Health channel's "Baby Week".  Like "Shark Week... more

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March 05, 2010 | 0 comments

Scott Broussard is a battalion chief with the Costa Mesa Fire Department. He’s used to knocking down doors when there is an emergency and trying to stay steady in the midst of chaos. Kathy... more

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March 04, 2010 | 0 comments

In the middle of the week that is likely to determine the outcome for President Obama’s health reform effort, HHS Secretary Kathleen... more

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March 04, 2010 | 0 comments

The doctor did it. In the bedroom. With an an anesthetic.

The Los Angeles County Coroner spent 51 pages of minute calculations and detailed examinations to come to that simple conclusion on... more

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March 03, 2010 | 0 comments

The readers of the Lancaster (Penn.) New Era had ample reason to be doubtful of the new doctor who had come to town being touted as “... more

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March 02, 2010 | 2 comments

Who knew that the Dartmouth Atlas could arouse such passion? Many journalists have been trained to see the influential dataset as one of their most... more

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March 01, 2010 | 0 comments

Far fewer people would know Dr. Conrad Murray’s name if Michael Jackson had died in a hospital.

Not only would Murray have people with similar training around to corroborate his story, but... more

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February 27, 2010 | 0 comments

I've been writing on my personal blog for a few years now. All with the intention of sharing my thoughts, experiences and because practice makes perfect. So I write, write and write some moe' Yet... more

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February 25, 2010 | 0 comments

It was a beautiful early spring day yesterday, so I visited the school farm stand at John Burroughs Elementary School.

At the farm stand, which is open every Wednesday afternoon, two women... more

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February 25, 2010 | 0 comments

Gabriela Martinez and Susana Cruz summed up the some of the reasons there is an obesity crisis among the Latino community in the San Joaquín Valley.

Martínez, an immigrant from Colima,... more

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February 25, 2010 | 0 comments

Dan Pacheco, founder of Printcasting, says that the attendees of "Community Health and the Blogosphere "haven't just drunk the social media Kool-Aid,... more

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