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Cheryl Platzman Weinstock

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

Aug 14 2018

Men, like women, can have post-sex blues

(Reuters Health) - After sex, men can sometimes experience a myriad of confusing negative feelings, a phenomenon called post-coital dysphoria (PCD), which can interfere with relationships, researchers say.

Aug 02 2018

Modest exercise increase can curb weight gain after quitting smoking

(Reuters Health) - For middle-aged women who worry about adding pounds when they quit smoking, a large study suggests that adding even a modest amount of weekly exercise after quitting can minimize weight gain.

Jul 18 2018

Shift to intensive caregiving tied to health declines

(Reuters Health) - Becoming a caregiver for a spouse can be emotionally and physically depleting, and may lead to health declines in the caregiver, according to study from China.

Jul 11 2018

Peers and parents may have influenced drop in childhood smoking

(Reuters Health) - Two consecutive generations of children in the UK had dramatically different rates of smoking at an early age, and one major reason may be the changing socioeconomic status and behaviors of their parents and friends, researchers say.

Jun 29 2018

Sleep disturbances common in National Guard soldiers after deployment

(Reuters Health) - National Guard soldiers may be plagued with sleep problems when they return home from the battlefield, according to a small study.

Jun 21 2018

Close sibling bonds may protect against harm of family conflict

(Reuters Health) - Strong sibling ties can help buffer adolescents from the stress of witnessing parents' battles and unresolved conflicts, a small study suggests.

Jun 19 2018

Good social media experiences don't outweigh bad ones for young adults

(Reuters Health) - For young adults, the adverse effect of negative social media experiences on mental health outweigh any potential benefits of positive experiences, a study of university students suggests.

Jun 07 2018

Many migraine sufferers skip effective behavioral treatment

(Reuters Health) - Even when a headache specialist refers migraine patients for proven behavioral treatments like biofeedback, relaxation training or cognitive behavioral therapy, barely half of them go, suggests a small U.S. study.

Jun 01 2018

Risk of being a crime victim goes up with mental illness diagnosis

(Reuters Health) - Having a mental illness makes people more vulnerable to becoming the victims of a crime, a recent analysis suggests.

May 18 2018

Parents' mental health issues may spoil children's friendships

(Reuters Health) - Parenting styles and a parent's mental health problems, particularly depression, play a role in a child's ability to keep friends in elementary school, suggests a recent study in Finland.

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