Friday, April 12, 2013 - 11:38pm
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Friday, April 12, 2013 - 10:00am
A new report finds a 10 percent drop in those getting insurance from their employer over the past decade. Many are asking whether the Affordable Care Act will reverse or accelerate that trend.
Friday, April 12, 2013 - 4:00am
When an online news service wrote a story about potential health effects in the U.S. from the nuclear meltdown in Japan, people were frightened. The article was an act of fearmongering that could've been easily avoided.
Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 12:32pm
California sits atop an enormous shale deposit, raising the prospect of significant fracking activity. State regulators and lawmakers are looking to adopt new regulations. How much financial muscle is the oil and natural gas industry flexing in the decision being made about fracking in California?
Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 8:00am
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Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 4:00am
Aware that her children were ineligible for the state's health care program, Irina Flores-Montalban, 38, found herself facing a painful dilemma: choosing which of them to insure.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 10:30am
A new report says suspension rates in U.S. middle and high schools are hitting all-time highs. That's particularly troubling news given the research linking education and health.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 4:00am
The state insurance exchanges are some of the biggest health care stories waiting to be told. But their daunting complexity means reporters could use some help in making sense of it all. Here are some key questions to keep in mind.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 3:22am
Researching, writing and submitting papers to medical journals--and reworking and finessing them if accepted--is a demanding, time consuming job which drug companies have made into pay dirt.
Monday, April 8, 2013 - 8:13pm
An exasperating series of convictions and exonerations has reminded me both how big a price child-care providers are paying in the child-abuse arena and how hard it is to pin down the facts about shaken baby syndrome....
Monday, April 8, 2013 - 5:00am
Haiti is like a mix-master for our emotions. We are thrilled to be here and feel we helped make this camp possible and so potentially transformative for these kids. But no matter what we do, the kid’s diabetes control is still so incredibly poor.
Monday, April 8, 2013 - 4:00am
The question-mark headline is one way publications evoke claims that might not be supported by the evidence. Consider the alarmist reporting on studies that claimed post-tsunami nuclear fallout from Japan has sickened U.S. babies.
Friday, April 5, 2013 - 5:00am
Here’s how journalism should work. When the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) met with resistance to find out about health-care-associated infections in the country’s hospitals, it persisted.
Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 6:00am
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Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 5:00am
In many ways, diabetic children in Haiti seem just like other children around the world facing this disease. Then, they talk about not being able to get to the doctor, or not having all the medicine they need, and they distinguish themselves as being different from most others across the globe.