Supermarket design and obesity, Mitt Romney walks the healthcare tightrope, and a promising HIV/AIDS study, plus more from our Daily Briefing.
Do you want to better report on drug addiction and treatment? Avoid having Slate’s Jack Shafer feature your work in his Stupid Drug Story of the Week feature? Then follow these 15 tips from veteran journalist Maia Szalavitz.
There’s a growing recognition of the role that complex post-traumatic stress disorder plays in trapping people in long-term homelessness. Understanding how PTSD unfolds can help us better understand the homeless and their health issues.
Clean cars could mean less asthma, a link between bedbugs and MRSA, a prescription for yoga and more from our Daily Briefing.
A war of words has erupted at the University of Minnesota campus over bioethics writer and UM professor Carl Elliott’s reporting into the suicide of a schizophrenic patient enrolled in a clinical trial.
For just about 4 years Pulse + Signal has been about technology, new media and new ideas happening in and around public & community health. Over those years I have put quite a bit of thought into what really makes a difference to improve the health of our communities. Sure, gadgets and new communication tools can be helpful and buzzworthy but in the end there is only one factor that will make the difference...
Too many colonoscopies, budget deficits bog down California's health reform rollout and a rare case of bubonic plague, plus more from our Daily Briefing.
It may be hard to connect well-paid and well-conditioned pro football players with the homeless guy elbow-deep in the trashcan on your sidewalk. But when it comes to brain injuries, they have more in common than you might think.
Here are tips on getting ready to cover health reform's rollout in your community.
Banning chocolate milk in schools, a newspaper's searing assisted living investigation and more from our Daily Briefing.
William Heisel interviews Delaware journalist Jonathan Starkey about how he uncovered life-threatening denials of diagnostic tests by an insurer.
As the number of Baby Boomers increase and put pressure on those impacted by elder laws and issues, it becomes more important for us to look at elder abuse, how to recognize it, what to do about it. This informal white paper starts us on that journey.
America has trash pickers, too. A visit to a recycling facility in San Jose, California, suggests numerous health and workplace safety stories for journalists to explore in their communities.
I'm on the phone with journalist Mark Johnson and he is rummaging through his desk. He's recently won the Pulitzer Prize and is now sharing his list of health and science references. Last week, Johnson's reporter partner, Kathleen Gallagher, talked to Career GPS about her career before and after winning the Pulitzer Prize with Johnson. This week, Johnson talks about the series "One in a Billion: A boy's life, a medical mystery," that put them in the spotlight.
The high cost of environmentally-linked disease in children, a new interactive map for finding "food deserts" and more from our Daily Briefing.