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July 09, 2010 | 0 comments

Enough of LeBron James, already! Here’s our daily round-up of health news and resources for your work and enjoyment.

Gaga Eyes: So-called “circle lenses” that make your... more

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July 08, 2010 | 0 comments

After a 30-year career writing about health, Susan Brinks found herself in the throes of her own medical story.

She has been a freelancer since being laid off from the Los Angeles Times... more

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July 08, 2010 | 0 comments

Here’s our daily round-up of news and resources for your work and pleasure:

ScienceBlogs: If you’ve been following the ScienceBlogs/PepsiCo debacle, it’s over:... more

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July 07, 2010 | 0 comments

(Note: Peter Lipson MD and I are both members of Scienceblogs, which imploded spectacularly during the past 24 hours over the... more

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July 07, 2010 | 0 comments

Here’s what we’re reading today at ReportingonHealth: 

"You could nominate Gandhi to be head of CMS and that would be controversial right now." That gem of a quote, from a CBS News story on... more

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July 06, 2010 | 2 comments

One of the wonderful things about blogs is their independence. Most are hosted by Wordpress or Blogger and there isn't much advertising or sponsorship. Notable exceptions are blog collectives,... more

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July 06, 2010 | 2 comments

How will health reform affect the nation’s emergency rooms? The AP’s Carla K. Johnson provides a glimpse of the future in... more

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July 05, 2010 | 0 comments
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July 02, 2010 | 4 comments

Tom Linden seemed to be on a fast track to a successful career in journalism.

He was the editor-in-chief of his high... more

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July 02, 2010 | 0 comments

As patients, we tend not to think much about generic medications, except to appreciate that they’re a lot cheaper than brand name drugs.

That’s why this... more

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July 02, 2010 | 0 comments

As a health writer for a newspaper, I used to tease reporters who would say, “I have calls in” when they were asked about something happening on their beat.

“You have calls in? Why are you... more

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