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Deadly Delays: Q&A with Ellen Gabler, Part 2

Last fall, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel published an award-winning series on the failures of the newborn screening system across the U.S. In the second part of our Q&A, investigative reporter Ellen Gabler provides an in-depth look into how the paper reported the acclaimed series.

Deadly Delays: Q&A with Ellen Gabler from The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A team from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is being honored with one of journalism’s most prestigious awards for its series on the failures of the newborn screening system. Reporter Ellen Gabler provides a behind-the-pages look at how the paper reported the series.

All for Antlers: Five Tips From The Indy Star’s ‘Buck Fever’ Series

Ryan Sabalow’s “Buck Fever” series in The Indianapolis Star presents a compelling and complex investigation into the captive-deer hunting industry. The project offers a number of lessons for journalists pursuing similarly ambitious projects.

Things I Learned at Health Journalism 2014, Part 2

It pays to heed incremental advances in health research and to learn from what doesn't work in reporting projects. And don't forget to stay positive on the future of health journalism. Contributor William Heisel shares more takeaways from Health Journalism 2014 in part two of his two-part series.

Things I Learned at Health Journalism 2014

The ideas shared at last week's Health Journalism 2014 conference were innovative, provocative, and worth integrating into your daily reporting. Columnist William Heisel shares some of the most compelling lessons learned from this year's gathering.

Health Journalism 2014: Talks You Shouldn’t Miss at the Denver Conference

AHCJ's Health Journalism 2014 conference takes place this week in Denver. Here's a preview of some of this year's don't-miss panel discussions.

A Public Death: Alzheimer’s more common than death records show

New research suggests Alzheimer's disease is responsible for far more deaths than has been reported. The finding has major implications for health policy and research.

Off the Record: When reeducation for physicians isn’t good enough

Legislation proposed in Washington state could leave the public in the dark when it comes to the case histories of troubled physicians such as Dr. John Perry.

Off the Record: Doctors need to know when to ask for help

While he was on probation for failing to have a surgeon handle a patient's bowel repairs, Dr. John Perry continued his dangerous ways -- this time with a cancer patient who should have seen an oncologist.

Off the Record: When doctor-patient becomes doctor-lover

When medical boards are at their best, they focus on the types of poor judgment calls that hurt patients. But boards also care about other things: when doctors don’t pay their taxes, how well doctors keep up their books, and who they date.



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