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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 »

An Unvaccinated Oregon Boy Got Tetanus And Spent 57 Days In The Hospital, Costing Over $800K

Pictured here is the ‘Tdap’ vaccine, which protects again diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis. (Staff photo by Brianna Soukup/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images)Getty Hello tetanus, my old friend. Didn’t Darla Shine tweet that she wanted childhood diseases back? Well, tetanus would be one of the diseases making a comeback if vaccination rates continue to drop.… Read More »

Pilgrim's Pride latest company to recall chicken products over rubber contamination

(Reuters) – Pilgrim’s Pride Corp is recalling about 60,000 pounds of chicken products due to possible rubber contamination, a U.S. public health watchdog said on Friday, making it the third American meat producer in less than a week to recall chicken products. Shares of the Greeley, Colorado-based company fell 1.18 percent to $ 20.05 following… Read More »