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.
Thursday, December 20, 2012 - 6:00am
This week: WMFE-FM needs a new healthcare reporter. Also highlighted are opportunities at various newspaper and magazine outlets.
Thursday, December 20, 2012 - 5:00am
On January 1, California will begin transitioning children from the Healthy Families Program, a low-cost health insurance program for kids and teens, into Medi-Cal, the state’s version of Medicaid.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - 8:36pm
The Sandy Hook shooting was the seventh mass murder I’ve covered in my 26 years as a reporter – five of them in the last two years. In each case it’s struck me, the man lived in a tiny room and seemed to have trouble with anyone impinging on the universe that he alone occupied.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - 1:29pm
The psychiatric world is close to receiving an updated version of their “Bible.” Officially known as the DSM 5 this tome, published by the Association of Psychiatrists, under goes revision every couple of decades often accompanied by contentious issues and rancor.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - 5:00am
The best reporters are in a tough position. Their first love is news gathering, digging, tracking, hunting, cajoling, puzzling and un-puzzling. They are detectives without the persuasive power of a badge. And yet they also have to write it all down.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 - 2:49pm
There has been little public conversation and awareness about Montana's high suicide rates. That changed on Sunday, Nov. 25 when Billings Gazette Editor Steve Prosinski devoted an entire front page to the issue with two full, color inside pages, followed by front-page articles on Monday and Tuesday.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 - 1:13pm
Over the past two years, I’ve spoken with dozens of Kentuckians battling prescription drug abuse. All of the stories broke my heart. But they needed to be told.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 - 5:00am
Community clinics, doctors and medical facilities are already struggling to provide appropriate, culturally competent medical translation to diverse populations, and the implementation of the Affordable Care Act could exacerbate the situation.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 - 1:00am
Social media and mainstream journalists have reported potential links to autism and the murders at Sandy Hook Elementary. Jumping to conclusions about the alleged gunman risks making others fear those who suffer from mental illness.
Monday, December 17, 2012 - 5:00am
Many people think that large health trend studies in high-income countries rely on “hard data,” while in low-income countries the numbers must be mostly estimates. In fact, researchers make estimates everywhere because, the data from vital statistics, censuses and surveys all have their limitations.
Sunday, December 16, 2012 - 8:09pm
After the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., Americans look to our political leaders, our faith leaders, and our police investigators for explanations. We also look to our media to help us understand what happened, how and why.
Friday, December 14, 2012 - 5:00am
Here's a look at the four broad categories of surveys globally -- what information can reporters glean from them and what limitations do they need to note.