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October 23, 2009 | 0 comments

Career archivist Kim Klausner takes her roles as a historian and as a public health advocate equally seriously. As the Industry Documents Digital Libraries Manager for the University of California... more

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October 22, 2009 | 0 comments

Here's a (belated) wrap-up of the Health 2.0 conference in San Francisco earlier this month, and some fodder for future stories.

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October 22, 2009 | 0 comments

Prostate cancer affects 80% of men around the world. It's the second most common cancer in men after long cancer also, according to The National Cancer Institute is the most common cancer among... more

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October 19, 2009 | 0 comments

A colleague of mine, Dave Wasson, came back from a reporting conference once and passed on a bit of wisdom he had picked up: "If you ever hear someone say that something is a win-win, you know... more

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October 16, 2009 | 0 comments

Perhaps more than anyone who has ever written about ghostwriting in medical literature, Kim Klausner knows where the bodies are buried. Klausner is the Industry Documents Digital Libraries... more

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October 14, 2009 | 3 comments

Dr. Cleveland Enmon, the Stockton physician accused of stealing a retired police officer's watch as the officer was dying, may have learned by example.

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October 13, 2009 | 0 comments

Before describing a few stories that have not received much play in the media, I'd like to mention a few publications by my Urban Institute colleagues that provide useful state and local... more

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October 12, 2009 | 0 comments

Ambitious stories will tackle critical community health issues such as industrial contamination, the environmental factors that contribute to obesity, and the underlying causes of health... more

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October 12, 2009 | 0 comments

Antidote promised in an earlier post to revisit the case of Dr. John Eden, who told Antidote he regretted working with a ghostwriter who had been paid by Wyeth... more

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October 09, 2009 | 0 comments

Terrifying headlines loomed last week about pregnancy and antidepressants. Did you see them?

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October 08, 2009 | 0 comments

National Health Journalism Fellows today toured Watts and came away with a more nuanced understanding of the... more

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October 07, 2009 | 1 comments

Using Google Maps to tell stories can be a tricky business at first, but it gets easier with practice and is a great tool for journalists covering everything... more

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October 07, 2009 | 0 comments

This site is my personal portfolio of articles and tips for doing watchdog reporting.



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