Health care

How They Did It: “OxyContin’s 12-Hour Problem”

Earlier this month the 2016 Barlett & Steele bronze award was given to “OxyContin’s 12-Hour Problem,” the Los

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Tips for Reporting On Deaths From Medical Errors

Medical errors in hospitals and health care facilities may now be the third leading cause of

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New Health and Wealth Data: Insights for Journalists

New evidence shows that the wealthiest Americans outlive their poorer counterparts, and it’s sparked new conversations

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Amid the Opioid Epidemic; Tips for Digging Into the Drug Rehabilitation Industry

President Barack Obama on Tuesday called for new approaches and more funding to help people addicted

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Reporting on Big Pharma

Former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli made another return to the news cycle this month, first at

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Health care mandate hits more small businesses: tips for localizing the story

Some small business owners in your area may be unprepared to comply with requirements of the

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What Journalists Need to Know About Paid Sick Leave

President Obama made headlines this month when he issued an executive order requiring all companies that

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Health And Money: The New Drug Used By Jimmy Carter

At an extraordinarily candid news conference, President Jimmy Carter revealed Thursday that the liver cancer for

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Health Care And Money: Lyme Disease’s Financial Burden

Summer is the season for enjoying sunshine, beaches and camping in the woods. Unfortunately, it’s also

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Politics And Money: Same-Sex Marriage And Benefits

Last week’s historic Supreme Court ruling allowing gay marriage in all 50 states should have a

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