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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

13 Jul 2018

Tracking C-section pain patterns may benefit surgical patients

(Reuters Health) - Knowing more about how and when pain starts diminishing after surgery can help doctors and patients understand what's normal and when to expect a full recovery, suggests a small study.

05 Jul 2018

Secondhand smoking tied to snoring in kids

(Reuters Health) - Exposing children to secondhand tobacco smoke increases their risk of developing habitual snoring, according to an analysis of existing research.

02 Jul 2018

People with allergies often leave life-saving epinephrine at home

(Reuters Health) - Most people with severe allergies have filled their prescriptions for epinephrine auto-injectors, but fewer than half carry the devices with them, a new study suggests.

26 Jun 2018

Onsite defibrillators helping to increase cardiac arrest survival

(Reuters Health) - The use of onsite automated external defibrillators (AED), increasingly found in places like airports and sports stadiums, is raising the chances of surviving a cardiac arrest, suggests a recent study from Europe.

23 Jun 2018

Opioid reclassification linked to increase in illegal online sales

(Reuters Health) - Online black-market sales of opioid painkillers more than doubled in the United States during the two years after these drugs were "rescheduled," putting tighter restrictions on legal prescriptions and sales, according to a recent study.

23 Jun 2018

More evidence of NSAID risk in early pregnancy

(This June 20 story corrects source's affiliation in paragraph 4 to indicate that he is not part of the Kaiser Foundation Research Institute.)

16 Jun 2018

Stigma may keep women from using HIV-prevention drugs

(This June 14 story revises paragraph 2 to correct the number of women using PReP; revises paragraph 11 to remove a reference to a video that wasn't part of the study.)

12 Jun 2018

Most Americans miss out on preventive healthcare

(Reuters Health) - Very few U.S. adults receive all the preventive health care services recommended for them, reports a new study.

08 Jun 2018

Closing of oil and coal power plants linked to drop in preterm births

(Reuters Health) - The shuttering of eight oil- and coal-fueled electric plants in California was associated with a sizeable decrease in preterm births among women living nearby, researchers say.

05 Jun 2018

Academic societies' commitment to equality predicts gender equity

(Reuters Health) - Academic societies may be able to improve gender equity by supporting female leadership and committing to equality, suggests a new Australian study.

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