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July 02, 2009 | 0 comments

The Washington Post's newsroom is in an uproar today after the political news website broke a shocking :... more

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July 01, 2009 | 1 comments

Within hours of the news breaking about Michael Jackson's death, attention started to turn toward one of the only eyewitnesses to the event: his personal physician.

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June 30, 2009 | 0 comments

A new Institute of Medicine offers some excellent fodder for stories on "comparative effectiveness research," which examines... more

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June 29, 2009 | 0 comments

New York state has an interesting job that is foreign to most other states, the office of the . Lucky for health writers,... more

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June 26, 2009 | 0 comments

Just when you thought it was to make that triple-decker peanut butter and banana sandwich, the U.S. Food and Drug... more

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June 24, 2009 | 1 comments

Robin Lowe went to the Sano Medical Clinic in Costa Mesa one June with what appeared to be an obvious and urgent problem. She had felt a lump in her left breast.

At 29, she was young to... more

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June 22, 2009 | 1 comments

Walt Bogdanich, three-time -winning New York Times reporter, has written a... more

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June 19, 2009 | 0 comments

My fellow contributing editor here at ReportingonHealth, Barbara Feder Ostrov, suggested I might be beating up unnecessarily on Stanford neurosurgeon... more

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June 15, 2009 | 0 comments

Food is packaged with a veneer of sincerity. Contents are dutifully itemized along with tables showing the percentage of recommended nutrients, fat content, etc. But there is much that remains a... more

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June 11, 2009 | 0 comments

The World Health Organization today , raising its... more

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June 09, 2009 | 0 comments

New Health and Human Services Secretary today released a new... more



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