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November 27, 2014 | 0 comments
HuffPost Healthy Living is looking for a new Senior Editor in NYC. Also, don't forget, if you're a resident of California the 2015 California Health Journalism Fellowship applications are due Monday... more »
November 26, 2014 | 0 comments
A man walks down a crowded street loaded with the potential to destroy hundreds of lives. He’s not wearing a bomb — he’s carrying a mutation in his genes that can cause the heart to beat out of... more »
November 25, 2014 | 0 comments
The deadline clock is ticking and suddenly you have to cover a new study on a foreign topic by unknown researchers. What do you do? Check out what PubMed has to offer for starters. The vast... more »
November 24, 2014
As the number of California Medicaid enrollees signing up for coverage has grown, the number of doctors hasn't always been able to meet the demand for care. The problem has been especially acute... more »
November 21, 2014 | 0 comments
A massive new cohort study was supposed to help researchers and policy makers better understand how environmental factors shape children's health into adulthood. But delays, leadership changes and... more »
November 20, 2014 | 0 comments
With Obamacare's second season of open enrollment underway, advocates remain focused on signing up the remaining uninsured. In California, the uninsured rate is projected to drop to 6 percent by 2019... more »
November 20, 2014 | 0 comments
Check out this week's roundup of job and fellowship opportunities: is looking for a web video producer/writer for their health section. Gannett is seeking a health reporter. And for... more »
November 17, 2014 | 0 comments
The health beat is so rich with documents, data and smart people that it can be hard to sort through it all under deadline pressure. But if you look in the right places, you can quickly report... more »
November 15, 2014 | 0 comments
To many, it is an unseen problem. People denied mental health services who end up homeless or incarcerated as criminals.
November 14, 2014 | 0 comments
Miranda Dyer's young son started suffering from migraines at a young age. Tests would later reveal signs of a genetically inherited heart disorder, passed down by his mother. The discovery forced the... more »
November 13, 2014 | 4 comments
A reporting project that aimed to tease out the root causes of homelessness in one California community ran into a few roadblocks along the way. Here's what one reporter took away from the experience... more »
November 13, 2014 | 0 comments
A conference held last week in San Francisco marked the rising prominence of childhood adversity as a key concept in public health circles. The event also highlighted recent data that give a newly... more »
November 13, 2014 | 0 comments
Women's Health and Men's Health Online are both looking for editorial assistants to join their team. Plus, if you're a resident of California, make sure to apply for the 2015 California Health... more »
November 12, 2014 | 0 comments
Is Obamacare really at risk now that Republicans have taken the Senate? The core of the law will likely survive, thanks to the presidential veto power. Still, sections of it could be pruned away by... more »
November 11, 2014 | 0 comments
“Simply asking, listening, and implicitly accepting is a very powerful tool,” Dr. Vince Felitti says. The message: “You’re still an acceptable person even though you’ve told me this story you’ve been... more »



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