Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 7:00am
Extend your knowledge and capabilities while participating in workshops or fellowships available from coast to coast.
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 5:02pm
With 20 days to go before people can buy health insurance to comply with the Affordable Care Act mandate, insurance agents have qualms and one predicted chaos. A Covered California spokesman is confident in their readiness.
Monday, September 9, 2013 - 5:00am
It’s almost unthinkable. A doctor cutting open patients, fiddling around just enough to make it seem like a surgery is happening, and then sewing them back up without addressing the problem. This isn’t a placebo surgery experiment.
Friday, September 6, 2013 - 5:00am
Prompted by her experience as the mother of a son conceived with the help of a sperm donor, Wendy Kramer created an online, voluntary registry system for children of egg and sperm donors. What's she learned a decade later?
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.