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October 23, 2010 | 0 comments

Since this conference began on Thursday (an eon ago), we health writers have been confronted with a series of fascinating if not always easily grasped topics in public health. Elicitation... more

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October 22, 2010 | 0 comments

Leonard Syme, professor emeritus at the University of California-Berkeley School of Public Health, is something of a bomb thrower when it... more

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October 22, 2010 | 0 comments

Dr. Michael C. Lu's paradigm shift in medicine is called a "life course perspective": the idea that health is not isolated to stages of life, but that those stages are interconnected. It is the... more

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October 22, 2010 | 2 comments

I’ve spent years covering health and medicine, and because I teach kids, I’m especially aware of the public health gospel: Control your diet, exercise, and if you smoke, stop.  

But the... more

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October 22, 2010 | 1 comments

It's the kind of thing that makes traditionalists in journalism cringe, and convinces them that technology will ruin the integrity of news. SEO is the tech acronym for "search engine optimization... more

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October 22, 2010 | 0 comments

Today’s Daily Briefing comes to you from the halls of the California Endowment Health Journalism Fellowships seminars. Join the conversation about new ideas in health journalism with the... more

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October 22, 2010 | 0 comments

Health reporters receive calls from people all the time who say they are experiencing symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome,... more

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October 22, 2010 | 0 comments

The California Health Journalism Fellowship is officially underway after our first meeting tonight, here in downtown Los Angeles. Keynote speaker and social epidemiologist Carolyn Cannuscio... more

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October 21, 2010 | 1 comments

Carolyn Cannuscio comes from an avid newspaper-reading family. The health and science sections were always the table favorites. She recalls a conversation with her father where he imparted his... more

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October 21, 2010 | 0 comments

Here’s what we’re checking out today:

Health Insurance: Los Angeles’ City Attorney has ... more

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October 20, 2010 | 0 comments

With my first entry in this blog, I described some of the potential environmental effects that could be caused... more

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October 20, 2010 | 0 comments

Last year, I was reporting a story about alternative churches in San Francisco. I talked to Matthew Fox, an Oakland pastor and the creator of the Cosmic Mass, a Christian rave that replaces... more

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October 20, 2010 | 0 comments

I attended a meeting Tuesday evening where I felt real inspiration.

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October 20, 2010 | 0 comments

Here’s what we’re checking out today:

Nutrition: Irony alert: Chicago public schoolchildren... more

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October 20, 2010 | 0 comments

Only if you were too caught up in celebrity divorces this week could you have missed the latest blockbuster investigation from ProPublica:... more

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