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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

29 Aug 2018

Doctors may not follow peanut guidelines for allergy-prone babies

(Reuters Health) - Primary care physicians and pediatricians may not be following current guidelines that recommend introducing puréed peanuts to allergy-prone babies before the age of 6 months, a Canadian study suggests.

24 Aug 2018

In absence of heart disease, sodium may not be so bad

(Reuters Health) - Moderate consumption of sodium may not affect the risk for cardiovascular problems in people without heart disease, a 21-country study suggests.

23 Aug 2018

Four in 10 women with asthma may develop COPD

(Reuters Health) - Over 40 percent of women with asthma go on to develop more severe lung disease, a Canadian study suggests.

16 Aug 2018

Getting too little sleep may 'age' the heart

(Reuters Health) - Adults who sleep too little or too much may have an increased risk of heart attack or stroke, say researchers who argue that the best way to think of the harmful effect is in terms of "excess heart age."

10 Aug 2018

Broken bones tied to increased risk of death for up to 10 years

(Reuters Health) - The increased risk of dying after older adults break a bone is real, long-lasting and it's not limited to hip fractures, researchers say.

07 Aug 2018

Greening vacant lots could reduce depression

(Reuters Health) - Getting rid of trash, planting new grass and trees and making other improvements to vacant lots may reduce neighbors' feelings of depression and worthlessness, a recent study suggests.

03 Aug 2018

Smoking linked to increased atrial fibrillation risk

(Reuters Health) - Current smokers are more likely than nonsmokers to develop the most common heart rhythm disorder, atrial fibrillation, suggests an analysis of existing research.

26 Jul 2018

Childhood abuse linked to endometriosis risk

(Reuters Health) - Women who were abused as children may be more likely to develop endometriosis in adulthood, separate studies suggest.

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.

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