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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

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April 20, 2010 | 0 comments
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April 16, 2010 | 1 comments

Maryn McKenna has lived inside the "hot zone" for much of her reporting career. She honed her craft at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution... more

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April 13, 2010 | 0 comments

The 'Public Health Awareness' segment will be a recurring feature here on the Pulse + Signal blog where we highlight relevant public health focused observances (e.g. cancer... more

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April 13, 2010 | 0 comments

Health care reform, and the ideological, political and public health battles that surrounded it, reached a fever pitch in the media by the time the legislation reached the House of Representatives... more

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April 12, 2010 | 1 comments

One doctor allowed her clinics in Santa Ana, California, to be used as front operations for selling highly addictive painkillers.

Another doctor agreed to be paid $2,000 a month for the use... more

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