Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 9:12pm
Mental health care is playing a starring role in a movement to unseat Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. After major budget cuts, members of the City Council’s Progressive Caucus are demanding to reopen shuttered clinics by adding $2.2 million to the budget the Council will vote on November 13 .
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 3:37pm
Reporting on Health Contributing Editor William Heisel set off a spirited discussion this week on Twitter on the risk of addiction to opioid pain medicine. What are the implications for chronic pain management and treatment?
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 5:00am
So what then, according to the research, makes the difference between a “high-quality” preschool experience and a mediocre one?
Monday, October 28, 2013 - 5:00am
Dr. Andrew Kolodny, the chief medical officer for the Phoenix House discusses evidence-based addiction treatment and the risk of addiction among patients treated with opioids.
Friday, October 25, 2013 - 5:00am
Dr. Andrew Kolodny is the Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President at Phoenix House Foundation in New York. He’s also a go-to source for journalists looking for perspective on the nation’s prescription drug abuse problem.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 10:47pm
A health editor position at The Advisory Board, investigative reporting jobs in print and online, plus more from our weekly listings!
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 6:21am
Could there be anything worse for the chicken industry than this month's outbreak of an antibiotic-resistant strain of salmonella that hospitalized 42 percent of everyone who got it -- almost 300 in 18 states? Yes.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 5:00am
While offering high-quality public preschool programs at scale requires a major investment of dollars, the available research suggests it’s an investment that pays generous dividends.
Monday, October 21, 2013 - 4:00am
Duane Middleton died shortly after a routine colonoscopy. Then his life insurance provider denied his wife any benefits, a decision later held up in court. So how could three judges conclude that Middleton's death didn't qualify as an "accident"?
Friday, October 18, 2013 - 4:00am
Duane Middleton's colon was torn during a colonoscopy, and he died shortly after. His death was ruled an accident. But when Middleton's wife sought benefits from his insurance policy, she was told his death didn't meet the policy's definition of an accident.
Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 4:00am
From Nebraska to New York, neighborhood corner stores are putting healthier food on the shelf, using models that are economically sustainable and good for the community. Here are five key strategies to make such stores healthy and viable.
Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 12:00am
Get the latest job listings in health journalism and communications, including newspaper beats, digital reporting, online editing and magazine editing. In addition, you'll find updated information on upcoming grants, fellowships and educational opportunities.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 1:28pm
Two reporters who just spent six months covering the local impacts of the Affordable Care Act in Santa Barbara County reflect on their experience and lessons learned. They tell a story of health care providers struggling to provide quality care in the midst of much uncertainty.
Monday, October 14, 2013 - 4:00am
Duane Middleton died at the age of 54, from complications following a colonoscopy. Such complications are exceedingly rare. Where then does that leave his family?
Friday, October 11, 2013 - 5:00am
Wearing gloves and gowns in health care settings lower infection rates, a new study shows. But, wait. Wearing gloves and gowns doesn’t lower infection rates. That’s from the same study. And hence the media's confusion.