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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

Oct 20 2016

Glucose tablets likely better for easing low blood sugar symptoms

(Reuters Health) - When people with diabetes experience a dangerous drop in blood sugar, glucose tablets might be a better option than a sugary food or drink, a study suggests.

Oct 07 2016

Surgery during pregnancy carries low risk

(Reuters Health) - Surgical procedures during pregnancy are generally safe, new research indicates.

Sep 30 2016

Misperception about skin cancer prominent among minority groups

(Reuters Health) - Uninsured, immigrant and minority communities in the United States may not be as aware of skin cancer as they should be, a recent study suggests.

Sep 28 2016

Moderate drinking may not affect women’s fertility

(Reuters Health) - Although current U.S. guidelines encourage women to stop drinking while trying to get pregnant, a new Danish study suggests giving up alcohol may not be necessary for improving the chances of conceiving.

Sep 27 2016

Music therapy may help kids cope with immunization shots

(Reuters Health) - When little kids need to get a painful injection, music therapy can help them get through the procedure, a new study suggests.

Sep 20 2016

Seniors still lagging in use of internet health resources

(Reuters Health) – Many older Americans aren’t taking advantage of e-health resources, a new study suggests.

Sep 09 2016

Avoiding weight gain may cut costs for diabetics

(Reuters Health) - Overweight adults with type 2 diabetes who can maintain their current weight may reduce their health care costs in the long term, a recent study suggests.

Sep 02 2016

Hospice care improves patient experience

(Reuters Health) - A new study adds to evidence that hospice care during the last six months of life is associated with better overall experiences for patients and a lower likelihood of dying in a hospital.

Aug 26 2016

Adults with longer-lived parents may have healthier old age

(Reuters Health) - Adults with longer-lived parents have a lower-than-average risk for problems with the body’s circulatory system in middle-age, British researchers have found

Aug 23 2016

Heavy lifting by young workers linked to low back pain in midlife

(Reuters Health) - Young adults with jobs that involve heavy lifting and forceful movements might be at higher risk for back pain later in life, a study from Finland suggests.

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