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January 07, 2010 | 4 comments

UPDATE: Rutland will be allowed to continue practicing but cannot perform surgeries or deliveries after a judge's Jan. 7 decision. Here's the Orange County Register... more

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January 06, 2010 | 0 comments

Drug-resistant infections are one of the world’s biggest emerging health problems, but they don’t seem to get much sustained media attention except when there’s an outbreak of MRSA. That’s why a... more

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January 06, 2010 | 0 comments

Dr. Earl Bradley had rooms in his pediatric practice decorated with Disney characters. Standard issue for the field.

He also had a merry-go-round and a Ferris wheel, which might be pushing... more

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January 05, 2010 | 0 comments

From health disparities to depression, “food deserts” to prison medical care, the broadcast projects of our recent California Endowment Health Journalism Fellows covered a wide variety of critical... more

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December 31, 2009 | 0 comments

On Tuesday, I posted the first half of my “Top 10 list” of noteworthy health journalism. Here’... more

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December 30, 2009 | 0 comments

Dr. F.D. Toms, a New Jersey doctor, found himself in a bind.

Rumors had been running around town that he had been sleeping with another man’s wife. The spurned husband, William Smith,... more

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December 29, 2009 | 0 comments

ReportingonHealth’s Antidote blogger, William Heisel, recently posted his 10... more

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December 24, 2009 | 0 comments

We have a guest post today from insurance blogger Alan Katz, past president of both the National and the California Associations of Health Underwriters. His... more

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December 23, 2009 | 0 comments

A few recent stories on how health reform might affect Californians are worth your time: The Los Angeles Times' Lisa Girion's  Dec. 18... more

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December 21, 2009 | 0 comments

Antidote started as a way to share innovative investigative ideas in health reporting, in part by highlighting reporters who have done an exceptional job digging for great stories.... more

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December 18, 2009 | 0 comments

On Thursday, Bay Area News Group (Contra Costa Times, Oakland Tribune, etc.) hosted a live online chat with Dr. David Satcher, former U.S. Surgeon General, and Rich Hamburg, deputy director of... more

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December 18, 2009 | 0 comments

The American Society of Anesthesiologists wants to change the way people think about pain medicine, both to promote the idea that anesthesiologists are not just experts in the surgical suite and... more



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