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posted 01/10/2020
“The reality is that, if we’ve hit the standards, we’ve just begun to consider access and inclusion for disabled people in space,” one accessiblity advocate told me.
posted 01/02/2020
Ready for a fresh project to kick off the new year? Take a page from a recent investigation by the Las Vegas Review-Journal and start looking into who regulates dentists in your state.
posted 12/30/2019
We are firmly in the season of overeating. That means there is no time like the present to talk about one of the big contributors to our dietary dilemma.
posted 12/12/2019
We had some wallpaper drama at our house recently. It got me thinking about the value of building a specialized skill set as a health journalist.
posted 12/05/2019
When our health care workers suffer poor health because of their jobs, the system is weaker for all of us.
posted 11/27/2019
There’s a rush to ban a dangerous ingredient in e-cigarettes. But people are missing the truly deadly ingredient in these electronic drug-delivery devices.
posted 11/12/2019
What stories are you ignoring? What stories might be consuming too much of your bandwidth? Are you spending too much time with one particular source? It's worth scrutinizing your inbox periodically.
posted 11/05/2019
As a reporter, you can do your part by both exposing the problems discovered by regulatory bodies and exposing the big gaps in the regulatory safety net.
posted 10/18/2019
Why you should investigate the unequal implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which turns 30 next year.
posted 10/15/2019
Nearly one out of every five kidneys donated in the United States ends up in the trash. At the same time, approximately 5,000 people die every year while waiting for a kidney.

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posted 01/10/20
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posted 01/02/20
We are firmly in the season of overeating. That means there is no time like the present to talk... more »
posted 12/30/19

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