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A new form of academic peer review surfaces on Twitter, and it can get ugly. Plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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A new poll shows that Americans are feeling more conflicted than ever about health reform. Plus more from our Daily Briefing!

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As 2011 unfolds, I’d like to share some of my favorite health journalism – much but not all of it policy-related – from 2010. This is definitely not a best-of list, but rather journalism that can inspire and teach us.

Here are my first five picks, in no particular order of importance. I’ll share the next five next week.

Happy New Year!

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Why are taxpayers footing the bill for a Florida man's medical marijuana? Answers and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Homicide humbled, orange juice investigated and 2012 health policy predicted, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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In the wake of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' recovery, attention turns to traumatic brain injuries. Plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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Does our drinking water have too much fluoride in it? Answers and more in our Daily Briefing.

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Many celebrity health tips are a bunch of bollocks, according to a new British list debunnking them. Plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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Promises, threats and predictions about health care fill our first Daily Briefing of 2011!

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Lawsuits and health surprises abound in today's Daily Briefing.

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U.S. children and teens have struggled with increasing rates of depression, anxiety and suicidal behavior for much of the past decade. Join us as we explore the systemic causes and policy failures that have accelerated the crisis and its inequitable impact, as well as promising community-driven approaches and evidence-based practices. The webinar will provide fresh ideas for reporting on the mental health of youth and investigating the systems and services. Sign-up here!

The USC Center for Health Journalism at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism is seeking two Engagement Editors and a social media consultant to join its team. Learn more about the positions and apply.

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