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June 30, 2019 | 0 comments
The evolution of the bill from the version introduced into the legislature to the version actually passed and signed demonstrates what can be achieved in practice, but also raises questions about... more
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June 28, 2019 | 0 comments
Too often, a woman and her doctor have to guess whether a drug is safe, because very few studies have looked at the effects of medications during pregnancy.
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June 28, 2019 | 0 comments
TODAY Digital, the multi-platform arm of America’s favorite morning show, is looking for a senior health editor.
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June 27, 2019 | 1 comments
Four news outlets have taken impressive, in-depth looks at how and why children are dying after surgeries to repair damaged hearts since 2014. So what's going on here?
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June 27, 2019 | 0 comments
Taken together these stories on pediatric surgery programs raises serious questions about American hospitals and the care they provide. Here are a few worthy of further examination.
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June 26, 2019 | 5 comments
The zeal with which we turn to childhood adversity as a root cause of so many things borders on the religious, argues contributor Bill Heisel.
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June 24, 2019 | 0 comments
There’s more information known about every man, woman and child in the U.S. than ever before, in digital form. Why not use that data to protect the youngest, most vulnerable members of society?
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June 21, 2019 | 0 comments
The Center for Media Innovation is accepting applications for the Doris O’Donnell Innovations in Investigative Reporting Fellowship, designed to provide journalists with the resources to tell... more
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June 20, 2019 | 0 comments
As stem cell clinics proliferate, health reporters and potential patients should be asking some basic questions about clinics in their communities.
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June 18, 2019 | 0 comments
The suicide rate for boys ages 15 to 19 jumped dramatically in 2017, reaching its highest point in a generation.
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June 17, 2019 | 0 comments
Very little is known about how well any individual Medicaid managed care plan is delivering quality care to the children it covers, resulting in a big accountability problem.
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June 14, 2019 | 2 comments
Black babies in the U.S. are twice as likely to die as white babies in their first year. When I heard this decades-old statistic for the first time, it me like a slap to the face.
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June 14, 2019 | 0 comments
SHE Media is looking for an experienced editor to join their team in New York, overseeing all health and wellness coverage on
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June 13, 2019 | 0 comments
The gap between African Americans and whites in controlling hypertension decreased by 58% from 2009 to 2017. Explaining why is trickier.
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June 12, 2019 | 0 comments
A journalist decided to write letters to 103 young people serving sentences in Florida prisons for murders. Could their stories shed light on what made Duval County Florida's "murder capital"?



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