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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 »

Beware of going dry in January, liver specialist warns – unless you give up booze for good

Dr Mark Wright, 49, said that getting off the booze for a month is not a ‘fix all solution’, instead giving heavy drinkers an excuse to over do it in the lead up to January. The specialist doctor labelled the month, which was started by charity Alcohol Concern six years ago, the “perfect decoy” for problem… Read More »