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April 30, 2010 | 0 comments

If you are anticipating covering Southern California's inevitable weather stories this summer -- heat waves, water shortages, wildfires -- consider this: These narratives are health, environment,... more

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April 28, 2010 | 1 comments

I am exhibiting my public art project at the Santa Monica College, Pete & Susan Barrett Art Gallery. My project, Health Talk, is a spin off of my health column at ASIA, the Journal of... more

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April 28, 2010 | 2 comments

It wasn’t until four years after the first allegations were brought against Dr. Michael E. Stoddard in Colorado that the curtain was pulled back for the patients to see what had been happening on... more

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April 27, 2010 | 0 comments

The Internet and social media have a way of upending professional conventions and giving rise to new models.  As traditional boundaries blur, some unique collaborations have emerged between... more

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April 27, 2010 | 2 comments

If you’ve ever wondered who, exactly, is writing health stories for the controversial Web content provider Demand Media and its brands like... more

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April 27, 2010 | 0 comments

When Dr. R. Jan Gurley (a.k.a. Doc Gurley) went to Haiti to provide emergency medical care earlier this year, it blew her mind that she could carry her entire medical library with her on her... more

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April 26, 2010 | 0 comments

The annual Association of Health Care Journalists conference has become indispensable in a way conferences never are.

Far from just an excuse... more

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April 24, 2010 | 0 comments

Here are 10 ideas from three journalists talking about how to cover health reform’s rollout at the Association of Health Care Journalists conference... more

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April 24, 2010 | 0 comments

Most journalists don't pay much attention to their local "medically indigent" program, which offers health care to poor people who don't qualify for Medicaid or other government programs. But that... more

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April 22, 2010 | 0 comments

If the ProPublica experiment with nonprofit investigative journalism is teaching us anything, it is the importance of follow-through.

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April 21, 2010 | 0 comments

Reading Dr. Michael E. Stoddard's history of infractions, like so many medical board records in Colorado, is a little like reading Tom Stoppard's play Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead... more



More than 100 anti-transgender rights bills were introduced in state legislatures this year. Many focus on children and teens. Join us for our next Health Matters webinar, where we'll explore the health and well-being of transgender youth as states such as Arkansas and Tennessee seek to limit their rights. Our expert panel will share the latest research, seed story ideas and offer reporting advice. Sign-up here!

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