Thursday, September 5, 2013 - 6:00am
If you have a reporting project idea, make sure you check out these fellowships currently available at AHCJ, Alicia Patterson Foundation and more.
Thursday, September 5, 2013 - 5:00am
Enrollment drives are underway across the country, as community clinics, health care advocates and faith-based organizations make a push to find the uninsured and help them get ready to obtain it.
Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 5:00am
Can I just say it? Ivan Oransky must have found a wrinkle in time. Here's a look at how he manages his editing, blogging and teaching duties.
Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 4:00am
Appropriate carbohydrate intake differs with each individual diabetic patient. I figured out what works for me, but that might not work for others.
Friday, August 30, 2013 - 5:00am
Blogging keeps health journalist and medical doctor Ivan Oransky busy, but he has taken a new day job. In July, he became the vice president and global editorial director for MedPage Today. Here's the first of a two part Q&A with Oransky.
Friday, August 30, 2013 - 12:00am
Kaiser Health News is looking for several employees to join their team for year-long project to significantly increase national and local media coverage of health issues in California and surrounding states.
Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 7:00am
Looking at campaign contributions can inform how you report a story. Check out this post from FollowTheMoney.org.
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 7:24am
A few weeks ago Slate writer Brian Palmer accused New York Times writer Jane Brody of using a red herring for a lede and promoting a theory that he believes is not factually substantiated. But, did he then do the same?
Monday, August 26, 2013 - 4:25pm
Bisphosphonates, to prevent postmenopausal osteoporosis, have been linked to jawbone death (osteonecrosis) and atypical fractures. Recently, Dr. William Banks Hinshaw, a gynecologist and chemist in North Carolina, likened their effect to an affliction seen 100 years ago.
Monday, August 26, 2013 - 5:00am
ReportingonHealth.org's "Health and the Built Environment Webinar: What Makes a Healthy Environment?" offered ideas for journalists to cover this important issue, which when left unaddressed by the medical community can add significantly to medical costs and patient morbidity.
Friday, August 23, 2013 - 5:00am
If your main sources on the health beat are physicians, you’re not doing your job. That became clear over the course of Health and the Built Environment Webinar: What Makes a Healthy Environment?, presented by ReportingonHealth.org this week.
Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 5:00am
Efforts all across California aim to educate and enroll those newly eligible for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act.
Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 4:00am
There's still time to join the Kaiser Family Foundation webinar for journalists reporting on what consumers need to know about health reform. Plus, health writing and editing jobs available in New Jersey, Washington D.C., Ohio, St. Louis and Oregon.
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - 5:00am
Allergic disorders, including asthma and allergies, are one of the leading causes of chronic illness, affecting more than 50 million Americans and costing more than $20 billion annually.
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 - 11:00am
Ask people who sell health insurance for a living if they are prepared to explain the Affordable Care Act policies coming into the market on Oct. 1, and you will get an earful. Agents must be certified to explain and compare options for customers but so far, none in California is certified.