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
(Reuters Health) - - Teaching preschoolers to regulate their own behavior around food, combined with obesity prevention messages, did not reduce obesity or most obesity-related behaviors in a four-year U.S. trial.
(Reuters Health) - About a quarter of children admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) will develop delirium, according to the first large international study to assess how common the condition is in critically ill children.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) improved diabetes control and reduced glucose variability and was well liked in two studies of patients with type 1 diabetes using multiple daily insulin injections.
A survey of young patients with type 1 diabetes shows that the process of transitioning away from care by pediatricians could be improved.
(Reuters Health) - A scalp-cooling system helped prevent hair loss in women with breast cancer undergoing chemotherapy, researchers said today at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.
(Reuters Health) - Certain behavior patterns often precede suicide attempts by people with major depression, suggesting signs that doctors can and should watch out for, a large study suggests.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Too few women and minorities are entering certain medical specialties in the U.S., researchers say.
(Reuters Health) – Strict rest for a prolonged period in adolescents who suffer a concussion isn't helpful and may be harmful, according to a new study.
(Reuters Health) – Stomach-shrinking bariatric surgery may also foster changes in a person's taste buds, which could help them lose weight and keep it off, according to a new study.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - An estimated 1.4 million U.S. women take custom-compounded bioidentical hormone therapy (CBHT) for menopausal symptoms, and most are unaware that these drugs are not FDA-approved, according to late-breaking research presented this week at the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) annual meeting.