Latest Association of Health Care Journalists Stories

2011-06-16 09:00:00

DALLAS, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CURE magazine editor-at-large Kathy LaTour was awarded first place at the annual meeting of the Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ) in Philadelphia for her feature article The Cost of Living, which appeared in the Winter 2010 issue of CURE magazine. The AHCJ awards honored the best health reporting in nine categories including print, broadcast and online media. Now in its seventh year, the contest received more than 300 entries -- an...

2010-06-23 01:00:31

In the wake of extensive television news reporting in Haiti by physicians such as Dr. Sanjay Gupta on CNN, guidelines for physician-journalists in covering disasters are proposed in the current issue of Electronic News, published by SAGE. Within two days after the January 12 quake, CNN had sent Gupta, its chief medical correspondent, to the scene. Other network physician reporters, including Drs. Richard Besser (ABC News), Nancy Snyderman (NBC News), and Jennifer Ashton (CBS News), arrived in...

Word of the Day
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.