Before he was busted for prescribing drugs over the Internet, Dr. Stephen Hollis wrote 43,930 prescriptions for drugs in just one year, about about 170 scrips every workday. How is that even possible? Hollis tells me how.
Our weekly job listings, previously found at the end of once-a-week Career GPS posts, will now be featured in their own weekly posts. This week, we've found a variety of trade publications and specialty media outlets seeking reporters to cover health care beats. Also highlighted are listings for a freelance web producer and part-time internship. In addition, please find the most updated information on upcoming grants, fellowships and educational opportunities.
Health care programs -- at the state, national and even international levels -- face big challenges. Ford and Google have joined forces in a new health-related feature for cars. And what do California fields and New York apartments have in common? Read and listen in today's Daily Briefing.
Interviewing scientists, researchers and health care professionals can be challenging: reporters walk a fine line between representing their work accurately and applying appropriate, analytical skepticism. Get interviewing tips from Career GPS.
After being busted for dispensing prescriptions over the Internet and providing poor medical care to his patients, Dr. Stephen Hollis says he still maintains a thriving eye surgery practice. He talks about his past and present in a surprisingly candid interview.
Shouldn't health insurers be celebrating the 16 million potential new patients being added to the rolls? Maybe not...
How did we get to the point where we actually pay popular doctors more for our health care? No such system exists in any other professional or non-professional field. You can’t even pay your plumber less if she has a lower customer satisfaction score.
The CDC "is prepared" for a zombie apocalypse, hospitals exaggerate the safety of robot surgery, emergency room closings and more from our Daily Briefing.
A doctor busted for prescribing drugs for an Internet pharmacy talks about how and why he did it.
Big health policy changes amid California budget woes, ob-gyns refuse overweight patients, and news on Morgellons, plus more from our Daily Briefing.
As public safety-net hospitals start to prepare for health reform, they'll need to help their patients find their way in a far different, and likely politically noisy, health care landscape. Here are some questions you should be asking now.
A journalist examines the state of health in his home town of Gary, Ind. and finds that his coverage sparks community-wide conversation and change.
Melatonin brownies, measles on the rise worldwide, and nursing homes that don't want to insurer their employees, plus more in our Daily Briefing.
Documents behind a controversial Seroquel drug trial raise serious questions about how patients with mental disorders are judged competent to participate in clinical trials all over the world.
Seeking a ban on methyl iodide in strawberry fields, privatizing Medicare, and questions about CNN's Sanjay Gupta, plus more from our Daily Briefing.