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June 30, 2009 | 0 comments

A new Institute of Medicine report offers some excellent fodder for stories on "comparative effectiveness research," which examines... more

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June 29, 2009 | 0 comments

New York state has an interesting job that is foreign to most other states, the office of the Medicaid Inspector General. Lucky for health writers,... more

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June 26, 2009 | 0 comments

Just when you thought it was safe to make that triple-decker peanut butter and banana sandwich, the U.S. Food and Drug... more

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June 24, 2009 | 1 comments

Robin Lowe went to the Sano Medical Clinic in Costa Mesa one June with what appeared to be an obvious and urgent problem. She had felt a lump in her left breast.

At 29, she was young to... more

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June 19, 2009 | 0 comments

My fellow contributing editor here at ReportingonHealth, Barbara Feder Ostrov, suggested I might be beating up unnecessarily on Stanford neurosurgeon... more

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June 15, 2009 | 0 comments

Food is packaged with a veneer of sincerity. Contents are dutifully itemized along with tables showing the percentage of recommended nutrients, fat content, etc. But there is much that remains a... more

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June 08, 2009 | 0 comments

During our first California Broadcast Journalism Fellowship we listened to Julie Rovner, National Public Radio’s correspondent on the Health Policy and Science Desk, talk on a... more

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June 08, 2009 | 0 comments

The June 8 edition of Newsweek has a must-read story about the world's most influential celebrity.

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June 05, 2009 | 0 comments

Gary Schwitzer is the professor that health reporters fear. With the creation of HealthNewsReview, he has brought back nightmares of having your work... more



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