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Andrew M. Seaman

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

Sep 13 2017

U.S. suicide attempts up most among younger adults, less educated

(Reuters Health) - Young adults with low levels of education and people with mental health disorders bore the greatest burden of a recent increase in suicide attempts in the U.S., a new study shows.

Sep 12 2017

Middle-age women can choose Pap smear or HPV test for cancer screening

(Reuters Health) - Middle-aged women can choose which test to undergo for cervical cancer screening, according to a draft recommendation from an influential group backed by the U.S. government.

Sep 05 2017

Anti-HIV pill safe among gay, bisexual adolescent boys

Reuters Health - A pill that protects against the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) can be safely used by young men who have sex with men, according to a new study.

Sep 04 2017

Prostate cancer test saves lives, risks remain

(Reuters Health) - Men who get a controversial blood test that looks for signs of prostate cancer appear to have a reduced risk of death from the malignancy, according to a new analysis by an international group of researchers.

Aug 30 2017

Cardiac arrest help from bystanders less common in black neighborhoods

(Reuters Health) - Neighborhoods with higher proportions of black residents might benefit from programs that teach people how to help others with cardiac arrest, U.S. researchers say.

Aug 29 2017

Study challenges conventional wisdom on fats, fruits and vegetables

(Reuters Health) - Global dietary guidelines should possibly be changed to allow people to consume somewhat more fats, to cut back on carbohydrates and in some cases to slightly scale back on fruits and vegetables, a large study suggests.

Aug 29 2017

Religious young women less educated about HPV vaccine

(Reuters Health) - Religious young women are less knowledgeable about a vaccine that guards against several different types of cancer, suggests a new study from Utah.

Aug 28 2017

Newborns' hospital care quality may be tied to race

(Reuters Health) - The quality of care provided to critically ill newborns is linked with multiple factors, including - in some hospitals - the infants' race, according to a study from California.

Aug 28 2017

Newborns' hospital care quality may be tied to race

(Reuters Health) - The quality of care provided to critically ill newborns is linked with multiple factors, including - in some hospitals - the infants' race, according to a study from California.

Aug 24 2017

Elders may face hearing challenges at doctor's offices

(Reuters Health) - Many older adults may mishear important medical information from their healthcare providers, a study suggests.

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