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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

Nov 05 2015

Hearing aids may slow mental decline in hard-of-hearing elderly

(Reuters Health) - Seniors with hearing loss who use hearing aids may experience cognitive decline at a rate more like their peers without hearing trouble, according to a French study that followed thousands of seniors for 25 years.

Oct 30 2015

Basketball players may be at heightened risk of lung clots

(Reuters Health) - Basketball players could be at heightened risk for dangerous blood clots that travel to the lungs, according to a small Spanish study.

Oct 22 2015

Face time with loved ones may help prevent depression in elderly

(Reuters Health) - Frequent get-togethers with their children or friends could help ward off depression in older adults more effectively than phone or written contact, a U.S. study finds.

Oct 16 2015

'Selfie zones,' misting towers, might reduce scenic-spot drownings

(Reuters Health) – At Yosemite National Park in California, most accidental deaths are water-related, with people trying to cool off or take pictures, new research shows.

Oct 09 2015

Support rising for outdoor smoking bans in U.S., Canada

(Reuters Health) - A growing number of people in the U.S. and Canada support smoke-free laws for outdoor venues, especially where children congregate or at building entrances, according to a new review of public surveys.

Oct 03 2015

Incomplete transport policies, payment for risky births in U.S.

(Reuters Health) - U.S. states need better policies for transporting high-risk pregnant women and newborns to the specialized care they need - and then back to their local hospitals for continuing care, researchers say.

Oct 02 2015

Incomplete transport policies, payment for risky births in U.S.

(Reuters Health) - U.S. states need better policies for transporting high-risk pregnant women and newborns to the specialized care they need - and then back to their local hospitals for continuing care, researchers say.

Sep 27 2015

Small height differences among kids may reflect economic disparities

(Story corrects spelling of Eliasziw in paragraphs 13, 14 and 16 in September 24 version.)

Sep 24 2015

Small height differences among kids may reflect economic disparities

(Reuters Health) - A study of British children finds that slight height differences track with deprivation, especially among white kids, with children in poor neighborhoods standing up to two-thirds of an inch (1.6 centimeters) shorter than those in rich areas.

Sep 18 2015

Unsupervised teens more likely to use tobacco, pot and alcohol

Reuters Health) - A small U.S. study appears to confirm adult fears that teens who spend more than the average amount of unsupervised time “hanging out” with peers have higher odds of smoking cigarettes and marijuana and drinking alcohol.

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