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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

Jun 29 2018

FDA approves Pulmonx's valve to treat lung disease

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Pulmonx Inc's valve to treat a severe form of obstructive lung disease, most often characterized by shortness of breath.

Jun 29 2018

FDA approves Dermira's wipe for excessive armpit sweating

Dermira Inc said on Friday its topical cloth for excessive armpit sweating was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, providing patients with an easy-to-use option for an often embarrassing condition.

Jun 26 2018

FDA knocks back Achaogen's drug for bloodstream infection

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared Achaogen Inc's antibiotic to treat adults with complicated urinary tract infections, but shares slumped 25 percent as the drug failed to win approval for treating bloodstream infections.

May 24 2018

Recro Pharma shares plummet after FDA rejects non-opioid pain shot

Recro Pharma's shares dropped more than 50 percent on Thursday after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve the drugmaker's non-opioid shot IV meloxicam, saying the pain-relieving effect did not meet expectations.

May 01 2018

U.S. clamps down on kid-friendly packaging for e-cigarette liquids

U.S. regulators on Tuesday issued warnings to 13 companies selling e-cigarette liquids for using child-friendly images in their packaging, in the latest crackdown aimed at preventing tobacco sales to minors.

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