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Faced with two mad cow scares this year, both US and Brazil authorities have debuted the concept of "atypical mad cow disease." Spontaneously-erupting mad cow that has no known cause and may be a genetic mutation has seldom if ever been reported before.

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How a late-in-the-day press release from Washington state's health department prompted an award-winning investigative series into health risks from contaminated well water.

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Since GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney named Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) as his running mate, Medicare and plans to reform the program has dominated headlines....

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I wanted to help my readers understand where the health reform law's Prevention Fund dollars were actually headed and then let them draw their own judgments about the value of those investments.

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President Johnson may not have intended to sign the Freedom of Information Act on Independence Day, but July 4th is a fitting birthday for FOIA.

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A summer internship for journalism students and opportunities in non-profits, academia, media and a health care system for more experienced writers.

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Does being part of an organization that "works to reduce hidden risks to the health, safety, and well-being of American consumers" sound like a job for you? Don’t miss our featured opportunity. 

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At Lincoln High School in Walla Walla, WA, teachers and staff have received training about the link between trauma and learning. In this school, discipline is an issue of health — mental and physical. Because if you aren't healthy, it's difficult to learn.

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Opportunities to blog, edit or research topics in health. Also, check out the "Medicine in the Media Course".

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What I've learned writing my fitness deserts series for The Washington Post Express.

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The pandemic is far from over but crucial COVID-19 protections and benefits are gone. In our next webinar, we'll explore the end of renter protections, unemployment benefits and other emergency relief, and what it means for the nation’s pandemic recovery and the health and well-being of low-income people and their communities. Glean story ideas and crucial context. Sign-up here!

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