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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

Jul 20 2018

Virtual reality may help cure fear of heights

(Reuters Health) - A virtual reality program may work at least as well as one-on-one therapy to help people overcome a fear of heights, a UK study suggests.

Jul 18 2018

Alcohol-related liver failure deaths rising among U.S. young adults

(Reuters Health) - Over nearly a decade, deaths from liver disease have been rising rapidly in the U.S., new data show.

Jul 18 2018

More evidence that omega-3 supplements lack heart benefits

(Reuters Health) - Omega-3 fatty acids have long been touted as heart healthy, but taking them in supplement form does little to protect against heart disease, a large new analysis suggests.

Jul 17 2018

Wide variation in follow-up care for women with low-risk breast cancer

(Reuters Health) - The kind of imaging U.S. women receive after treatment for non-metastatic breast cancer can vary widely, a new study finds.

Jul 16 2018

Women's fertility may be related to heart disease risk factors

(Reuters Health) - Young women with unhealthy levels of fats in their blood may have higher odds of having just one child, or no children at all, a recent study suggests.

Jul 13 2018

More women may be experiencing depression during pregnancy

(Reuters Health) - Today's moms-to-be are more likely than women from their mothers' generation to become depressed while pregnant, a study suggests.

Jul 11 2018

Thinking skills may suffer on hot days

(Reuters Health) - Heat waves can sap productivity by slowing down thinking, even in the young and healthy, a small study suggests.

Jul 10 2018

PTSD raises heart and stroke risk in World Trade Center cleanup crews

(Reuters Health) - More than 16 years after cleanup was completed at the site of the September 11, 2001 attack on New York City's World Trade Center complex, many who worked at the disaster site still struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and may also have an elevated risk of heart attack and stroke as a result, researchers say.

Jul 05 2018

Dehydration may muddle your thinking

(Reuters Health) - Dehydration can impair your ability to think clearly, a new study suggests.

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