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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

09 Oct 2015

Many babies exposed to unnecessary pain in research

(Reuters Health) - Babies often suffer unnecessary pain in clinical studies, potentially breaching international standards for ethical research, according to a new review of the medical literature.

02 Mar 2015

Surrogate mothers in India unaware of risks

(Reuters Health) - Renting out their wombs may ease financial problems for poor women in India, but new research suggests surrogate mothers there are unaware of the risks and often left out of key medical decisions about their pregnancy.

24 Feb 2015

Doctors in India profiteering from sick patients: reports

(Reuters Health) - - Fabricating test results after dumping blood samples in the sink. Stitching up the cervix of pregnant women on the pretext of preventing miscarriage. Labeling healthy people as having diabetes.

30 Oct 2012

Cancer docs often delay referrals to hospice care

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Cancer doctors often refer their patients to palliative care very late in the course of disease, according to a new survey from Canada.

29 Oct 2012

Cancer docs often delay referrals to hospice care

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Cancer doctors often refer their patients to palliative care very late in the course of disease, according to a new survey from Canada.

29 Oct 2012

Slimmer future for heavy kids who get help early

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Weight-loss programs can help even very young children slim down, and it appears that acting early may improve the odds of success, according to a pair of new studies.

26 Oct 2012

Did the Neurontin lawsuit fuel health spending?

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In 2004, Pfizer, the world's largest drug company, agreed to plead guilty and pay more than $430 million to settle charges it had illegally marketed the epilepsy drug Neurontin for unapproved uses.

25 Oct 2012

Study suggests lowering cholesterol earlier in life

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Teens and young adults may want to pay attention to their cholesterol levels instead of waiting until later, when there is less room for improvement, according to a new study.

25 Oct 2012

Leg amputations for artery disease on the decline

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Leg amputations in older people whose arteries are clogged by cholesterol buildups have gone down over the past decade, according to a new U.S. study.

24 Oct 2012

Report casts doubt on medical guidelines

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Many medical guidelines don't stick to quality standards designed to make them trustworthy, and the situation hasn't improved over the past two decades, researchers have found.

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