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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

May 22 2014

Wastewater a source of antibiotic-resistant bacteria: study

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Wastewater from cities and hospitals releases some antibiotic-resistant bacteria into the environment, according to a new French study.

May 16 2014

Inactivity is greatest heart risk factor for women over 30: study

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Heart disease is the single biggest killer of women and inactivity is the biggest contributor to heart disease for all but the youngest ones, according to Australian researchers.

May 15 2014

Fitness linked to lower death risk in older men

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - No matter what age a man is, cardiovascular fitness may buy him more years of life, according to a new U.S. study of men over 70 with high blood pressure.

May 09 2014

Even beautiful music may pose hearing-loss risk to pros

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Whether playing in a symphony orchestra or a rock concert, professional musicians may have almost four times the risk of hearing loss as their audience does, according to a new study.

May 08 2014

Poor physical ability in middle age linked to higher risk of death

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Being in poor shape in middle age hurts more than just one’s physique. It is also tied to earlier death, a recent study found.

May 06 2014

High-fiber diet linked to lower death risk after heart attack

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a large U.S. study of men and women with a heart attack in their past, those who had upped their fiber intake the most afterwards had the lowest risk of death.

May 02 2014

Seniors can often simplify medication routines

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Miscommunication between healthcare providers and patient concerns over drug interactions lead to many seniors having an unnecessarily complicated medication regimen, a new study finds.

May 01 2014

Benefits of volunteering stem from personality: study

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Volunteerism has been linked to better mental and physical health, but those effects may come from the personality traits that lead one to volunteer in the first place, not the work itself, U.S. researchers say.

May 01 2014

Less nutritious foods take heavier environmental toll: study

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Foods with the largest environmental footprint tend to also provide less nutrition and cost more per unit than foods with a smaller impact on the environment, a recent French study found. But that isn’t the rule across the board.

Apr 30 2014

Less nutritious foods take heavier environmental toll: study

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Foods with the largest environmental footprint tend to also provide less nutrition and cost more per unit than foods with a smaller impact on the environment, a recent French study found. But that isn’t the rule across the board.

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