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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

08 Dec 2017

Kids who get moving may also get better grades

(Reuters Health) - Students who get extra physical activity may pay more attention in school and do better in subjects like reading and math, a research review suggests.

08 Dec 2017

Acupressure app may help ease menstrual cramp pain

(Reuters Health) - Women with intense menstrual cramp pain may get more relief from smartphone app-guided acupressure than with typical medical treatments like painkillers, a recent study suggests.

07 Dec 2017

Childhood cancer survivors have more blood pressure problems

(Reuters Health) - More than one in 12 adult survivors of childhood cancers may have undiagnosed high blood pressure, a U.S. study suggests.

07 Dec 2017

Gum infections tied to increased risk of stomach cancer precursor

(Reuters Health) - Gum infections may increase people’s risk for sores in the digestive tract that can lead to stomach cancer, a small study suggests.

06 Dec 2017

Knee surgery outcomes linked with education level

(Reuters Health) - Patients who live in low-income communities and lack a college education may have worse pain after knee replacement surgery than their more educated neighbors, a recent study suggests.

06 Dec 2017

Home births in rural areas just as safe as in cities

(Reuters Health) - Home births may not be more dangerous for healthy rural mothers than for their urban counterparts, a recent U.S. study suggests.

05 Dec 2017

Eating almonds with chocolate may lower cholesterol

(Reuters Health) - Overweight and obese people who eat almonds and chocolate every day may have lower cholesterol than their counterparts who don’t consume these foods, a recent experiment suggests.

05 Dec 2017

Hospital patients are safe with substitute doctors

(Reuters Health) - Hospital patients’ survival rates don’t suffer when fill-in doctors substitute for the regular staff physicians, a U.S. study suggests.

04 Dec 2017

Court-mandated opioid rehab rarely meets medical standards

(Reuters Health) - Fewer than one in 20 people with opioid addiction problems who are ordered into rehab programs by the courts receive methadone or buprenorphine, two drugs doctors consider the best treatment option, a U.S. study suggests.

04 Dec 2017

Healthcare prices hard to find online

Reuters Health - Consumers who search online for prices of common medical procedures may be disappointed by what they find, a U.S. study suggests.

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