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As renewed debate over health care reform begins to simmer in Washington, can journalists give the topic the attention it needs?

Dec. 14th’s lower court ruling that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is unconstitutional has again thrust health care back on the national agenda. It also gives journalists a chance to redeem themselves from what I have argued has been poor news coverage that helped fuel the public backlash against the law from the beginning. A lot… Read More »

New York City woman sues hospital after reported confusion over end of life support

Shirell Powell is suing St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx over the case of mistaken identity, saying she and other relatives were put through more than a month of unnecessary grief. (Google) A New York City woman is suing a hospital after she claims she authorized doctors to stop life support for a man she… Read More »

How to protect your skin over summer

Every year in Australia, skin cancers account for about 80 per cent of all newly diagnosed cancers, and most are caused by exposure to the sun. General practitioner and medical director at HealthShare Dr Jill Gamberg said ultraviolet rays (including UVA and UVB rays) from the sun can cause skin damage in as little as 15… Read More »