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July 24, 2014 | 0 comments
As the nation is horrified by another botched execution, a capital defense lawyer in Texas, legal scholar in New York and the former warden of San Quentin work against capital punishment.
July 24, 2014 | 0 comments
Obamacare's enrollment period largely overlaps with the holidays, when potential enrollees' budgets and mental resources are stretched. So why not schedule enrollment season after the holidays, when... more »
July 24, 2014 | 0 comments
POLITICO Pro is looking a health care reporter, and so is The Bismarck Tribune and the St. Louis Dispatch. Radio health reporters should check out the opportunity at Louisville Public Media. U.S.... more »
July 23, 2014 | 0 comments
A bill that would have required warning labels on sugary beverages died in the California legislature. Meanwhile, evidence continues to link such drinks to chronic diseases.
July 22, 2014 | 0 comments
For babies, healthy brain development is like a tennis game. A caregiver "serves" up an interaction, like a facial expression, a coo, or a word, and the infant "returns" that serve, imitating the... more »
July 22, 2014 | 0 comments
For children who've suffered trauma and abuse, positive relationships can be elusive. In L.A., an innovative children's center and an alternative all-girls high school are helping kids and teens... more »
July 21, 2014 | 0 comments
Will the increasing use of consumer data in health care create new exclusions and disparities or lead to a future of better care and better health outcomes? A new report outlines the risks and... more »
July 20, 2014 | 0 comments
Facebook's study on emotions ignited a flurry of criticism. But were the Facebook users involved really unsuspecting? Sacrificing a little privacy for answers to social science and health questions... more »
July 20, 2014 | 0 comments
While most of America was occupied with July 4th weekend festivities, bioethicists across the country were online discussing the possible research ethics transgressions committed by the Facebook... more »
July 20, 2014 | 0 comments
There is a Health Care Reporter position open at POLITICO Pro. Plus check out this fellowship opportunity with the Association of Health Care Journalists and the National Library of Medicine.
July 19, 2014 | 1 comments
It was Felix the cat who set it off, a great black outline of the cartoon character with his name emblazoned across his chest in a bygone typography. He spoke of an L.A. from the big, big 1950’s, a... more »
July 18, 2014 | 0 comments
As a human rights activist, I find myself caught between a rock and a hard place concerning the recent ruling on the buffer zone legislation that demonstrators have their rights to demonstrate at or... more »
July 17, 2014 | 0 comments
USC Annenberg support will help journalists with ambitious projects ranging from a look at the lack of sanitation in remote Alaskan villages to an examination of the costs of Alzheimer's in Florida.
July 16, 2014 | 0 comments
Health spending increases in the U.S. have slowed, but costs are still rising. This week's National Fellows heard from two innovative programs that are trying very different approaches to cutting... more »
July 16, 2014 | 0 comments
 Questions have surfaced about cronyism, pharmaceutical conflicts of interest, espousal of overmedication of children and cruelty to animals



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