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Hi, Carolyn, thanks again for the great post! Here's the link to the image, which I found on Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/calliope/... more »
Hi, Isobel, that depends on the employer posting the jobs - you'd have to connect with them directly. Best of luck! Barbara Feder OstrovDeputy... more »
Check out Blythe Bernhard's story, which I missed earlier: http://bit.ly/RE4727
Hi, Carrie, an even better source might be this chart from the Kaiser Family Foundation, which provides state-by-state numbers for Medicaid... more »
Here's another good resource for reporting on health fraud: this webcast from the Alliance for Health Reform: http://allhealth.org/... more »
Here's Pharmalot blogger Ed Silverman's great interview with Diabetic Investor's David Kliff about why Novo Nordisk should drop Paula Deen like... more »
ABC News senior health and medical editor Richard Besser, who initially criticized Dr. Oz for the segment GuianneO mentioned, apologized to Oz... more »
Anonymous, here is the link: http://bit.ly/omyWio and I've also added it to the post above. Thanks!
The author of the comment below is Robert Oshel, PhD, formerly of the Practitioner Data Banks Branch of HRSA.
Hi, Anonymous, Glad you found the webinar useful - please let us know if you do any stories with this data. You can find the tipsheet and... more »

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Excellence in Print Journalism - Newspaper Publications - awarded by Society for Women's Health Research

For articles about microbicides, an HIV-prevention method for women now being studied around the world.

Barbara Feder Ostrov's Blog

Some last words of wisdom as ReportingonHealth's deputy editor says goodbye. more »
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Marjie Lundstrom's medical ethics scoop was a jaw-dropper: two California doctors had... more »
posted 12/04/12
As Congress considers Medicare cuts during fiscal cliff negotiations, we review Trudy Lieberman's... more »
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Posted by Barbara Feder Ostrov | Tuesday, 2012-10-16, 12:11
Hi, Carolyn, thanks again for the great post! Here's the link to the image, which I found on...
Posted by Barbara Feder Ostrov | Monday, 2012-10-15, 11:47
Hi, Isobel, that depends on the employer posting the jobs - you'd have to connect with them...
Posted by Barbara Feder Ostrov | Thursday, 2012-08-09, 14:49
Check out Blythe Bernhard's story, which I missed earlier: http://bit.ly/RE4727

Barbara Feder Ostrov's Work

Here's a recap of the latest developments on the health reform front, along with some helpful resources and story ideas for your community.

March 21, 2010, 10 p.m. PST

My odyssey into the world of tuberculosis began with a simple remark by a well-connected friend in the summer of 2007: "Have you heard that the county TB clinic is overwhelmed with cases?"