Wednesday, January 2, 2013 - 12:48am
You'd think with all the traffic they have that Metro would provide some type of announcements about detours, service outages, and the like. Without them, it's a bit like traveling while wearing a blindfold. A solution is available.
Monday, December 31, 2012 - 4:53pm
Fathers exonerated of child abuse are on a streak lately, after years of pain and struggle for the families involved.
Monday, December 31, 2012 - 2:05pm
I’ve been too nice the past two years, calling my year-enders “PR puffery” or “PR stuff.” The stuff I’m writing about here is pure crap. So we’re calling it that. This is about the bombardment of news releases sent to journalists who are trying to decide what is vital information for the public.
Monday, December 31, 2012 - 10:06am
In 2 years, only 200 people in Santa Cruz County have signed up for California's Preexisting Condition Insurance Program. For Eva Lopez, it was a lifesaver.
Monday, December 31, 2012 - 5:00am
I rarely read an entire story on my phone, but when I saw the headline Dirty medical needles put tens of thousands at risk in USA TODAY on Thursday, I had to click through all nine pages of it.
Friday, December 28, 2012 - 5:00am
More best health stories of the year from the Antidote Blog.
Thursday, December 27, 2012 - 5:00am
Earlier this month, New York Times columnist Mark Bittman highlighted the mounting body of evidence that pesticides pose a danger to all people. What are some long- and short-term solutions to reduce risk?
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 - 12:51pm
This week take a look at radio, online and magazine positions in governmental, public and private organizations.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 - 9:41am
FDA advisory committee members berated the low numbers of ﬁsh used in salmon studies, the inclusion of irrelevant ﬁsh in studies which “diluted out the power of the study,” and the generally bad science.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 - 6:00am
Here are some of my favorite health stories from this year. It was once again difficult to whittle the list down to just a few, another great reminder of all the good work being done by health writers around the world.
Tuesday, December 25, 2012 - 8:46am
My latest story, Rough Justice in Indian Child Welfare, provides a rare and shocking behind-the-scenes look at what can happen to Native children once they end up in the foster-care system, in this case in South Dakota.
Monday, December 24, 2012 - 5:00am
Journalists have a knack for pointing out problems. They rarely explain how to fix these problems. The message to readers is: the world is a mess. You figure out how to make it better. There is a growing movement among reporters to remedy this.
Saturday, December 22, 2012 - 6:06am
Diabetes prevention on the Cheyenne River Sioux reservation in South Dakota
Thursday, December 20, 2012 - 5:27pm
The AquAdvantage salmon was created by inserting genetic material from Chinook salmon and ocean pout into wild Atlantic salmon. No wonder it's called a Frankenfish.
Thursday, December 20, 2012 - 8:27am
Don't wait for the next release of data, the next news release or next news conference. No matter where you live, there are local angles in the Atlas data. Read how you could mine the data anytime for local angles - even over the holidays.