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Eleven million Americans have eating disorders. Here are tips on covering this complex disease from a veteran journalist who faced the issue in her own family.

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We all know it's important to put on UV protection before heading outdoors, but the chemicals in your sun block could be doing your skin more harm than good.

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Two sessions of the program in the San Diego and Border region aim to provide journalists with an insight and understanding to the community and health care issues that surround its residents.

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In 2000, the U.S. Surgeon General’s office released a report declaring America’s high prevalence of dental disease a "silent epidemic." The report aimed to raise awareness that oral health is an integral part of overall well-being.
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There’s hardly a health story out there that cannot benefit from some good data – from estimates of the number of elderly Americans to hospital quality ratings for your community.

This article will help you find useful databases and offer guidance on how to use them accurately. The first pa

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Family counselor Jorge Ruiz Chacón follows an ancient path to healing. At Western Washington University, he learned the same techniques in college psychology courses that his grandmother taught him. He just learned them in a different way.

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Get tips on covering medical research stories from veteran AP reporter Lauran Neergaard.

 

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Journalists have to ask hard questions about where sources get their money – and about the science they are promoting. Following the money trail can be daunting. But journalists and whistleblowers are doing just that and uncovering important connections. Here's what to look for.

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Native Americans experience higher disease rates than other Americans for problems ranging from diabetes and heart ailments to mental illness and suicides, which contribute to their lower life expectancy. Get tips from a veteran journalist for covering these health issues.

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Obesity is visible — walk down the street and you bump into it. Diabetes, on the other hand, is silent and tragic. Here are tips for reporting on the links between them.

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