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
(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.
(Reuters Health) - Injuries to a critical ligament in the knee are becoming more common in children and teens, researchers warn.
(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.
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.
(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.
(Reuters Health) - Flu shots may be especially important for older women who are socially active, a study from Japan suggests.
(Reuters Health) - Preventive dental care provided in the early stages of dementia could help limit major tooth problems later, researchers say.
(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.
(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.
(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.