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Author Knows What Wins Prestigious Pulitzer for Public Service
“Pulitzer’s Gold” shows the inventive work necessary – and also some near-misses. Almost no prize for Watergate?

‘Active Surveillance’ of Prostate Cancer Now an Accepted Clinical Strategy
Surgeon says both the medical community and patients beginning to accept a strategy that counsels caution.

How Immunotherapy has Gone from Promise to Practice
A Johns Hopkins researcher helped investigate the role of immunotherapy in treating kidney cancer, and says its potential for other cancers is real.

Nearly One in Four Federal Dollars Flows through HHS
For guidance, two veteran journalists offer guidance on experts and the data sources you need.

13 Vaccines are in Clinical Trials Right Now
Vaccines wiped out polio and smallpox. Why is a TB vaccine so elusive?

A New Technique for Attacking Cancer
Researchers use ‘conditional cell reprogramming’ to help pinpoint which drugs might best kill tumors.

Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press on how journalists can make the most of public records laws – and also how to best work the system.

USA Today’s Jasper Colt, a multimedia producer, offers practical tips for taking and editing photos and videos, with the help of a few easy-to-use apps.

Whether asking for details on health care costs, or if city streets have been plowed after a big storm, tapping your audience can yield new information.

Pinterest can help you find patients to humanize cancer stories.

How to use Tableau software to create your own data viz.

You nailed the data. Now how do you tease a narrative out of it?

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