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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 17 2018

Teen suicide risk may be lower with intense team-based therapy

(Reuters Health) - Adolescents who have harmed themselves or tried to commit suicide may be less likely to do it again when they participate in an intense therapy program focused on both individual and family treatment, a U.S. study suggests.

Jul 17 2018

Screen time linked to ADHD symptoms in teens

(Reuters Health) - Teens who spend lots of time surfing the web, playing games and chatting with friends on smartphones and tablets may be more likely to develop ADHD symptoms than youth who don’t, a U.S. study suggests.

Jul 16 2018

Yes, it's harder to sleep in the hospital

(Reuters Health) - Hospital patients get a lot less sleep, wake up more frequently during the night, and rise earlier in the morning than they would in bed at home, a Dutch study suggests.

Jul 16 2018

Not all adults think nicotine 'definitely harmful' to kids

(Reuters Health) - While most adults know nicotine is bad for children, smokers and some other individuals aren't convinced of this fact, according to a U.S. study that suggests a need for more public education about the risks of tobacco.

Jul 16 2018

Urgent care centers often prescribe unnecessary antibiotics

(Reuters Health) - Patients with common colds and respiratory illnesses may be more likely to get antibiotics - which don't work for these conditions - when they go to an urgent care clinic, a U.S. study suggests.

Jul 12 2018

Chocolate milk may be better than sports drinks for exercise recovery

(Reuters Health) - Athletes who drink chocolate milk during exercise or after a hard workout may recover just as quickly as they would with sports drinks, a research review suggests.

Jul 12 2018

Scans increasingly catch 'incidentalomas' that are rarely problematic

(Reuters Health) - Advanced imaging tests for many common health problems may catch something else entirely: abnormalities, known as "incidentalomas," that can create anxiety about tumors but more often than not, don't turn out to be cancer, a research review suggests.

Jul 12 2018

Southeast Asia haze tied to hospitalization for breathing problems

(Reuters Health) - People are more likely to be hospitalized for respiratory disorders during the annual haze season in Southeast Asia, when densely polluted air hovers over the region, than at other times of year, a Malaysian study suggests.

Jul 11 2018

Few U.S. women have serious complications after abortions

(Reuters Health) - U.S. women rarely seek emergency treatment for complications related to an abortion, according to new study that underscores the safety of these procedures.

Jul 11 2018

E-cigarette flavorings may damage blood vessels and heart

(Reuters Health) - E-cigarette liquids sweetened with flavorings like clove and vanilla may damage cells in the blood vessels and heart even when they don't contain nicotine, a small experiment suggests.

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