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Unravel the mysteries of medicare for readers

Every day, 10,000 Americans turn 65, which means they qualify for health coverage from Medicare. The size of that number should get the attention of business reporters, but there’s more:

Covering cancer and health care

Although cancer in men has declined slightly and the overall rate remains steady in women, cancer is still a serious public health concern. One in four deaths are cancer-related, according

Make safety first on your topic list

All business reporters learn to follow corporate financials and stock performance. But all that is just money, not the boundaries of a company’s interaction with its employees and the world.

The rise of retail health care

Last time you walked through the supermarket, you may have noticed that the pharmacy expanded with some sort of clinic. There are more doc-in-the-boxes in your neighborhoods too as urgent

new health and wealth data

Researching fraudulent organizations in health care

When Charles Piller, an investigative correspondent at Science magazine and contributing writer at Stat, started investigating Proove Biosciences, it was before the company sold off its assets as the CEO

3 timely stories to report now on vaping

While there is plenty of information out there, some people — especially young people — don’t understand the health risks involved with e-cigarettes, including nicotine addiction. That’s the story to

The AMA is the latest group to give the Republican's new health care plan a thumb's down. (Image from "stevepb" via Pixabay, CCO Public Domain)

3 stories to report on health care inflation

The overall rate of inflation for all goods and services in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) is projected at 2.6% in 2018, an increase that economists describe as “modest.” But your

3 stories to report on Health Savings Accounts

It’s not too late for taxpayers to contribute to an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) or company-sponsored 401(k) plan before the 2017 tax filing deadline on April 17. But this year,

3 stories to report on medical debt

As health care costs increase in 2018, and consumers assume more of the cost of their care, medical debt is a story to watch. Covering this volatile issue, with estimates

Barlett & Steele Bronze Award: How we did it

Reporters at MedPage Today and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel spent nine months looking into the issue known as medicalization. Medicalization is how drug companies and the doctors on their payrolls

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