Skip to main content.

William Heisel's Antidote: Investigating Untold Health Stories

William Heisel, former investigative reporter for the Los Angeles Times, writes about investigative health reporting. He is currently the director of global engagement at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.

Picture of William Heisel

Derrick Coleman Jr., one of the running backs for the Seattle Seahawks, shows that defining people by what they can’t do is much less compelling than defining people by what they can do.

Picture of William Heisel

Nine hold out states are preventing the United States as a whole from addressing its high rate of deaths related to pregnancy and childbirth. And they’ve been holding out for 10 years.

Picture of William Heisel

The consensus view seems to be that forceps should continue to be part of the medical toolkit. But there are a lot of “ifs” to that statement.

Picture of William Heisel

USA Today's Liz Szabo knows that criticism comes with the territory, but she doesn't respond to name-calling. She will engage in constructive and civil conversation with readers who are genuinely concerned.

Picture of William Heisel

USA Today reporter Liz Szabo breaks news for a living. So she had to squeeze her investigation of Dr. Stanley Burzynski and the patients who died under his care into the few hours or minutes between breaking daily news.

Picture of William Heisel

No one would blame a young couple for curling up on their couch and just forgetting about the rest of the world for a while after their daughter died from a birth injury. But they have quickly tried to make a difference and enact change.

Picture of William Heisel

MRSA outbreaks among sports teams might be more common than we're led to believe. To get a handle on both health care-associated infections and community-acquired infections, we need to know more about where they originate and what works to fight them.

Picture of William Heisel

Not only does the move stand to negatively impact the drug company's bottom line, GSK has broken new ground before in disclosures and remains an outlier.

Picture of William Heisel

I wouldn’t blame you if you thought the only thing that happened in the health sphere this year was the implosion of Healthcare.gov. There was some excellent reporting on the problems with the Affordable Care Act, but here are some stories you might have missed.

Pages

CONNECT WITH THE COMMUNITY

Follow Us

Facebook


Twitter

CHJ Icon
ReportingHealth