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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

14 Feb 2017

Exercise during pregnancy may help obese women avoid dangerous complications

(This version of the Feb 13th story corrects the meeting location in paragraph 3.)

31 Jan 2017

Black, Hispanic parents may be less likely to enroll kids in medical trials

(Reuters Health) - White parents may be more likely than African American or Hispanic parents to allow their children to participate in a medical trial, a recent U.S. study suggests.

11 Nov 2016

New guidelines: Introduce peanuts to infants early to prevent allergies

(Reuters Health) – Parents may be able to reduce the chance that their children will develop peanut allergies by introducing the food early on, as young as four to six months of age, experts now say.

07 Apr 2016

Videos of kids eating veggies may entice preschoolers to eat more themselves

(Refiles this April 4 story to correct name of researcher's institution in paragraph 5.)

05 Apr 2016

Gay men follow HIV prevention regimen, if MDs prescribe it

(Reuters Health) - Gay and bisexual men who take a Truvada pill daily to prevent infection with HIV did better than researchers expected at sticking to their medication schedule, according to a new report.

05 Apr 2016

Addiction may explain the link between social media and depression

(Reuters Health) - Studies have linked the use of social media to depression, but addiction to social media, rather than use alone, may explain the connection, new research suggests.

04 Sep 2015

Informing athletes about concussions may not change behavior

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Educating athletes about the risk of concussion may do little to change long-term behavior, a new qualitative research review has found.

02 Dec 2014

Space tourists face unique health risks

(Reuters Health) - Space tourists may soon be plunking down six figures and buying passage to a low-earth orbit – but they should know there are likely to be health risks, experts say.

22 Sep 2014

Smartphone app may allow parents to screen newborns for jaundice

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A new smartphone application still in development may someday help parents and health care providers screen for jaundice in newborns.

05 Sep 2014

Prickless blood sugar test on horizon for diabetics

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Eventually, people with diabetes won’t need to prick their fingers multiple times a day to check their blood sugar levels, if researchers have their way.

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