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June 19, 2009 | 0 comments

My fellow contributing editor here at ReportingonHealth, Barbara Feder Ostrov, suggested I might be beating up unnecessarily on Stanford neurosurgeon... more

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June 15, 2009 | 0 comments

Food is packaged with a veneer of sincerity. Contents are dutifully itemized along with tables showing the percentage of recommended nutrients, fat content, etc. But there is much that remains a... more

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June 08, 2009 | 0 comments

During our first California Broadcast Journalism Fellowship we listened to Julie Rovner, National Public Radio’s correspondent on the Health Policy and Science Desk, talk on a... more

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June 08, 2009 | 0 comments

The June 8 edition of Newsweek has a must-read story about the world's most influential celebrity.

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June 05, 2009 | 0 comments

Gary Schwitzer is the professor that health reporters fear. With the creation of HealthNewsReview, he has brought back nightmares of having your work... more

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June 04, 2009 | 0 comments

This isn't yet posted on the California Department of Public Health website, but officials just alerted reporters that a Contra Costa County... more

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June 03, 2009 | 2 comments

When choosing doctors, people like to know the answers to a few basic questions.

"Do they have the right amount of experience?"

"Are they conveniently located?"

"Do they accept... more



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