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Health Care Brands president Dr. Jason Schiffman works at the intersections of psychiatry, consumer information, business and online health care. And he's happy to be there.

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Kansas City Star reporter Alan Bavley was just doing his job. In response to his watchdog stories on medical malpractice, federal officials yanked public portions of a national doctor database offline and threatened him with fines. Now, journalists are pushing back.

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Researchers are finally starting to answer the question of whether hospital scrubs can pose a danger to patients — and people on the subway.

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How the way the US, Canada and the EU are acting towards the upcoming UN NCD Summit in September reminds me of "Horton Hears a Who!" by Dr. Seuss... and what we can do to change it.

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More than 200 Native American doctors are attending a conference in Portland this week to look at health disparities affecting tribes across the nation.

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Beware of the Big Idea science stories first marketed as breakthroughs through magazine covers and PowerPoint presentations — only to be proven with increasing regularity to be more fiction than fact.

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Journalist Emily Ramshaw gives the backstory on how she reported her ground-breaking series on Texas' colonias, impovershed neighborhoods that remain without running water, paved roads or electricity after decades of neglect.

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Journalist Tracy Wood talks about her investigation into a lack of parks in some Orange County (Calif.) cities and how it affects residents' health.

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More than two decades after U.S. regulators first issued guidelines on radon infiltration into homes and buildings, the World Health Organization reports that the radon threat to human health is much more serious than previously known.

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Tracy Wood reports on why parks are so scarce in one half of California's Orange County, but not the other half.

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