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'I’m not made of stone, I’m made of a lot of stones… I’m a human' – Trisha Lewis (30) on mean comments thrown at her over her weight

Trisha Lewis on the Late Late Show. Photo: RTE ‘I’m not made of stone, I’m made of a lot of stones… I’m a human’ – Trisha Lewis (30) on mean comments thrown at her over her weight Independent.ie An Irish woman who has lost 96 pounds in less than a year has spoken of the… Read More »

As renewed debate over health care reform begins to simmer in Washington, can journalists give the topic the attention it needs?

Dec. 14th’s lower court ruling that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is unconstitutional has again thrust health care back on the national agenda. It also gives journalists a chance to redeem themselves from what I have argued has been poor news coverage that helped fuel the public backlash against the law from the beginning. A lot… Read More »

Over 100 People Die of AIDS-Related Illness Each Year at This U.S. Clinic

At an HIV/AIDS clinic in Atlanta, nearly 100 people die of causes related to the virus each year—and most of them are young, reports The Independent in a profile on the Ponce De Leon Center. “The numbers alone are certainly astonishing,” Jonathan Colasanti, MD, MSPH, an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Infection… Read More »