Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 4:00am
The use of shorthand descriptions of complex health policies is common practice among journalists and editors. But when such initiatives are described as "bans," the media does a disservice to the public debate around these issues.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 12:00am
Applications for the 2014 National Health Journalism Fellowship are due April 1. Also, check out the Technical Journalist and Part-Time Reporter positions available at KUNM Radio.
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 4:14am
The female condom may not have been as popular as the male condom. The latter has for long been used as a contraceptive and a tool for prevention against HIV infection. There are various reasons persons living with HIV (PLHIV) attribute to this slow response.
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 4:00am
AHCJ's Health Journalism 2014 conference takes place this week in Denver. Here's a preview of some of this year's don't-miss panel discussions.
Friday, March 21, 2014 - 4:00am
New research suggests Alzheimer's disease is responsible for far more deaths than has been reported. The finding has major implications for health policy and research.
Friday, March 21, 2014 - 3:55am
In the movie "The Way" starring Martin Sheen, Emilio Estevez and a host of other fine actors there is a point when Martin Sheen says to his son “I chose my life” at which his son, Emilio Estevez states, “You don’t choose a life, dad. You live one.”...
Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 4:00am
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles is among the most famous and expensive hospitals in the country. Experts say it makes a great test case to see whether big-name hospitals can thrive in an era of cost-cutting and shrinking networks.
Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 12:00am
Check out health editor jobs at SELF Magazine and Bottom Line Productions. Plus applications are still being accepted for the 2014 National Health Journalism Fellowship.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 2:00pm
New York journalist Anthony Advincula discusses the challenge of finding a subject willing to speak openly on the sensitive issue.
Monday, March 17, 2014 - 5:54pm
An interview with Gayathri Ramprasad, the author of "Shadows in the Sun: Healing from Depression and Finding the Light Within."
Monday, March 17, 2014 - 6:00am
Legislation proposed in Washington state could leave the public in the dark when it comes to the case histories of troubled physicians such as Dr. John Perry.
Friday, March 14, 2014 - 4:00am
While he was on probation for failing to have a surgeon handle a patient's bowel repairs, Dr. John Perry continued his dangerous ways -- this time with a cancer patient who should have seen an oncologist.
Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 5:00am
In California, Certified Enrollment Counselors fill a role under the Affordable Care Act similar to the one that’s often described as a “navigator” on a national level. But under Covered California, CECs and navigators are not the same thing.
Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 4:00am
Reporters interested in exploring topics in mental health and illness check out The Carter Center's latest fellowship. Also listed are opportunities at POLITICO Pro and The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 8:09am
It took academic, government and military researchers five years to say they don't really know what is causing military suicides but whatever it is, they say it isn't the psychoactive drugs they are prescribing and pushing.