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Five random observations and tips from a first-time attendee of the AHCJ 2012 conference in Atlanta.

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After four days of sharing, debating, and challenging my colleagues in health journalism, here are my five takeaways from last week's Association of Health Care Journalists conference.

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You’d hope organ donors would be dead beyond any doubt when their organs are harvested, but in his new book, Dick Teresi argues that they may not be dead enough.

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Missed Coachella Live? Health journalists have their own version this week at the Association of Health Care Journalists Conference in Atlanta. Here's a preview.

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Finding and analyzing data for your health stories can be daunting. The new "Health is Everything" e-book can help you do it right.

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Diving deep into data can be daunting for journalists on deadline. Our new e-book on community health and data reporting makes it a lot easier.

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You can’t inoculate health care policy against the ills of politics. You can, however, evaluate the money-in-politics angle.

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Reporters sometimes treat medicine as if newer is always better. It's not. Here's how to accurately report on the potential harms of a new treatment.

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The most exciting exchange erupting on Twitter last week wasn’t about Kony 2012. Or Nandito Ako. It was about NNT — number needed to treat.

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"You couldn't make up a story that good." Author Ricki Lewis talks how she reported and wrote her new nonfiction book about gene therapy.

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