Skip to main content.

scientist

Picture of Kate Long

For four hours, Bill Hall used to lie on a padded vinyl recliner, one arm stretched out, two thick needles sticking out of it. One needle drained the blood from his body. The other put it back.

Picture of Nathanael Johnson

A million-dollar prostate, new revelations on breast cancer, the link (or lack thereof) between gum disease and heart attacks, problems with biotech crops and more from our Daily Briefing.

Picture of Ngoc Nguyen

California's long-running campaign to reduce air pollution has indirectly helped create a new problem: its oil refineries now produce more greenhouse gas emissions than refineries anywhere else in the country.

Picture of Barbara Feder Ostrov

"You couldn't make up a story that good." Author Ricki Lewis talks how she reported and wrote her new nonfiction book about gene therapy.

Picture of Barbara Feder Ostrov

After skimming health care news and research reports day after day, I often pine for the time to savor a good long read. Here are five long-form health stories that are well worth your time.

Picture of Barbara Feder Ostrov

A journal editor responds to criticisms about controversial research that linked infant deaths to fallout from Japan's earthquake-damaged Fukushima nuclear plant.

Picture of Barbara Feder Ostrov

Get tips from public radio journalist Sasha Khokha on how to report on the links between air pollution and health in your community.

Picture of Angilee Shah

Interviewing scientists, researchers and health care professionals can be challenging: reporters walk a fine line between representing their work accurately and applying appropriate, analytical skepticism. Get interviewing tips from Career GPS.

Picture of Michelle Levander

The other day, Reporting on Health asked its friends to share stories about their best health journalism adventures and misadventures. We made it a contest on our own ReportingonHealth Facebook page and offered prizes of a $50 itunes card (1st prize) and In Pantagonia, Bruce Chatwin's adventure saga (2nd Prize).

Picture of Anne Marie Ruff

In the coffee-growing highlands of Ethiopia, an Italian scientist on a plant collecting expedition discovers a local medicine man dispensing an apparent cure for AIDS. Fact or fiction?

Pages

Announcements

Are you passionate about helping journalists understand and illuminate the social factors that contribute to health and health disparities at a time when COVID-19 has highlighted the costs of such inequities? Looking to play a big role in shaping journalism today in the United States?  Apply now for one of our positions. 

The best journalism these days wraps compelling narratives around scrupulous data analysis. Apply now for our 2021 Data Fellowship to learn the skills necessary to use big data to inform your reporting on health and social welfare issues. Learn more in this webinar on Aug. 3.

CONNECT WITH THE COMMUNITY

Follow Us

Facebook


Twitter

CHJ Icon
ReportingHealth