Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 10:18pm
According to the World Health Organization, tuberculosis is second only to HIV/AIDS as the greatest killer worldwide due to a single infectious agent. In 2011 alone, an estimated 8.7 million new cases of TB occurred, leading to 1.4 million deaths.
Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 3:01pm
Whether you're interested in print, magazine, radio or television, this week's Career GPS has potential jobs for you.
Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 7:43am
As Congress grapples with immigration reform, questions are arising about the impact new Americans and legal residents could have on U.S. social programs, among them the health care system.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 4:33pm
Since the auto is becoming a luxury item in terms of cost and fuel, and because environmentally speaking, using a personal auto is becoming a less desirable option, it's important for Southern California urban planners to come up with transportation options.
Monday, March 25, 2013 - 7:07pm
Several years ago, a young man was gunned down and stripped of his belongings -- the shooters even wrenched his dental gold out of his mouth -- in a public housing complex across the street from an elementary school in a poor neighborhood in Spartanburg, South Carolina. ...
Monday, March 25, 2013 - 8:22am
The profit party is over for Big Pharma except for one category--drugs for autoimmune diseases. Conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and plaque psoriasis are rare in the adult population but a spate of new ads and self-diagnosing "quizzes" suggest they ar
Monday, March 25, 2013 - 5:00am
AHCJ launched its new searchable database of hospital inspections this month. It’s hard to overstate the achievement of merely persuading a government agency as large as CMS to relinquish any amount of control over records.
Friday, March 22, 2013 - 5:00am
Whether the subject is a money-squandering government agency or a looming public health threat or a failing school system, reporters want to be able to say something changed as a result of their reporting. Momentum might get going after a story, but continuing it is another matter.
Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 4:49am
As 18- to 25-year-olds try to find their footing, they face the least access to health care, have the highest uninsured rate, and struggle with greater behavioral and non-behavioral health risks than either adolescents aged 12-17 or young adults aged 26-34.
Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 3:00am
Career opportunities available in broadcasting, print and new media for health writers.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 - 5:00am
When some youth journalists report on environmental health issues impacting their own communities, are they able to maintain neutrality or do they advocate for change?
Sunday, March 17, 2013 - 1:47pm
Bob Pack had some interesting ideas for how to improve California’s prescription drug tracking system (CURES). Most of them remain just that: interesting ideas.
Saturday, March 16, 2013 - 8:16am
Like adults, children are suffering from "middle-age spread" -- too many calories and not enough exercise. And like adults, they are taking pills to accommodate the conditions instead of making lifestyle changes.
Friday, March 15, 2013 - 7:34am
Most journalists aren't venturing into Latino communities to get the story of Herbalife's aggressive sales techniques. They're missing a great tale, but a Latino high school student didn't.
Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 11:24pm
In some countries in Africa, the use of social media is helping putting women in charge and reducing violence against women.