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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

24 Feb 2018

CPR survival rates are lower than most people think

(Reuters Health) - The majority of people believe cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is successful more often than it tends to be in reality, according to a small U.S. study.

19 Feb 2018

Serious knee injuries increasing in kids and teens

(Reuters Health) - Injuries to a critical ligament in the knee are becoming more common in children and teens, researchers warn.

16 Feb 2018

Limb amputation rates for blocked arteries vary by race and setting

(Reuters Health) - Patients with severe blockages in leg arteries can sometimes be treated with surgery to reroute blood flow; otherwise they require amputation - which black patients are more likely than whites to get, according to a study of New York State data.

13 Feb 2018

High cancer-related expenses take a toll on quality of life

Reuters Health - Cancer survivors who face a higher financial burden with their treatment and recovery tend to report lower quality of life and higher distress, a new study shows.

09 Feb 2018

‘Bug bombs’ used by consumers continue to cause sickness

(Reuters Health) - Insecticide foggers, also known as “bug bombs,” are still causing illnesses in the U.S., even after manufacturers were ordered to change the products' labels to make them safer, researchers say.

07 Feb 2018

Socially active older women benefit from flu vaccine

(Reuters Health) - Flu shots may be especially important for older women who are socially active, a study from Japan suggests.

05 Feb 2018

Dental care in early dementia might prevent problems later

(Reuters Health) - Preventive dental care provided in the early stages of dementia could help limit major tooth problems later, researchers say.

02 Feb 2018

Raw meat-based products may harm pets and their owners

(Reuters Health) - Although raw meat-based diets for pets have become increasingly popular, the meat may be contaminated with bacteria and parasites, a new study from the Netherlands shows.

02 Feb 2018

Low-sodium lunch meats often contain extra potassium

(Reuters Health) - People who need to avoid potassium in their diets because of kidney disease or other health issues may want to steer clear of reduced-sodium sandwich meats, researchers say.

29 Jan 2018

Effect of Illinois smoke-free law on casino revenue is topic of dispute

(Reuters Health) - The Illinois law that banned smoking in casinos hasn’t negatively impacted casino numbers and dollars, according to a new study in the journal Tobacco Control.

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