Local reporters, editors, data crunchers win health journalism awards

A lot of the heath care journalism awards out there are kind of soft -- they come from trade or industry groups. They have their own place on our walls, and, in some cases, we appreciate them. (In other cases, an award may represent a conflict of interest. ¬†An award from an institutions you cover? … Continue reading Local reporters, editors, data crunchers win health journalism awards

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Rounding up the year’s health news

Theirs and ours: You can read Commonhealth's list or listen to it on Radio Boston: Or listen to Carey Goldberg on WBUR MassDevice offers¬†: The top medical device stories of the year, Part I From sweeping regulatory changes promised, but never delivered, by the FDA, to the industry and regulatory backlash against the impending 2.3% … Continue reading Rounding up the year’s health news

$$$: Not enough for asthma, nurses?

The Globe reports on federal cuts to the asthma research program: Budget cuts proposed today by the Obama administration would strike heavily in Boston's health care community, threatening the training of young pediatricians and imperiling a program that tackles asthma in older homes. Commonhealth reports on complaints from union nurses at Tufts. Also see the … Continue reading $$$: Not enough for asthma, nurses?