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August 18, 2009 | 0 comments

The always provocative New Scientist magazine has a fascinating, if unscientific,... more

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August 13, 2009 | 0 comments

Given the seemingly never-ending national news blitz about health reform town halls, it's easy to forget that California's dramatic health care budget cuts still are moving forward.

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August 09, 2009 | 0 comments

The New York Times and the medical journal PloS Medicine won an incredible victory for patients and for health writers last week... more

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August 05, 2009 | 0 comments

The doors are open at the Society of Professional Journalists, Northern California, 2009 Excellence in Journalism Competition.

From chapter president Ricardo Sandoval:

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August 04, 2009 | 1 comments

Anesthesiologists everywhere cringed when they heard the news that Michael Jackson was found... more

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August 04, 2009 | 0 comments

Former California Endowment Health Journalism Fellows are picking up awards and nods all over the western United States this year. Here are some highlights from the award-winning reporting... more

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August 02, 2009 | 0 comments

Pia Christensen of the Association of Health Care Journalists responded to an earlier blog post that I had essentially ignored some good reporting on the... more

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July 30, 2009 | 1 comments

Four days after Michael Jackson died of an unexpected heart attack on June 25, Dr. John Dombrowski,an anesthesiologist and pain... more

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July 30, 2009 | 0 comments

Trudy Lieberman is the president of The Association of Health Care Journalists board of directors, and she is the director of the health and medicine reporting program at the Graduate School of... more



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