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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

23 Jun 2017

Relatives of people with fatty liver cirrhosis also at risk

(Reuters Health) - If a parent or sibling has cirrhosis due to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, a person's odds of having liver scarring are more than 12 times higher than for people without close relatives who have this condition, a small study finds.

20 Jun 2017

Combo of sleep apnea and insomnia linked to depression in men

(Reuters Health) - Men with both obstructive sleep apnea and insomnia are much more likely to have depression symptoms compared to men with either sleep disorder alone, suggests a recent Australian study.

16 Jun 2017

More liver cancer deaths could be averted in the U.S

(Reuters Health) - - Death rates from liver cancer in the U.S. have doubled since the 1980s and continue to rise, largely due to risk factors like hepatitis that should be the focus of better treatment and prevention efforts, researchers say.

15 Jun 2017

Snus linked to asthma and sleep problems

(Reuters Health) - Snus, a moist, smokeless tobacco product, may contribute to breathing and sleep problems, Swedish researchers report.

08 Jun 2017

IBD patients living far from specialists may not get needed care

(Reuters Health) - The further away inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients live from specialist doctors, the more likely they are to need IBD-related surgery or drug therapy to manage their disease, a small study suggests.

03 Jun 2017

High school boys fear looking 'weak' if they report concussions

(Reuters Health) - Male and female high school athletes have moderate levels of knowledge about concussion symptoms, but the boys are much more likely to not report concussions for fear of seeming weak, a small U.S. study suggests.

31 May 2017

Wasted food adds up to wasted nutrients

Foods that wind up in the trash contain many of the same nutrients that Americans are missing in their diets, suggests a new study.

30 May 2017

Injury rates in young female athletes may be underestimated

Injury rates among elite young female athletes may be higher than what’s been reported, new data suggest.

30 May 2017

Injury rates in young female athletes may be underestimated

Injury rates among elite young female athletes may be higher than what’s been reported, new data suggest.

26 May 2017

Walking linked to improved brain function

A moderate-intensity walking regimen may reduce symptoms of mild cognitive impairment that are linked to poor blood vessel health in the brain, a small study suggests.

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