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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

May 26 2014

Stressful relationships may raise risk of death

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Worries, conflicts and demands in relationships with friends, family and neighbors may contribute to an earlier death suggests a new Danish study.

May 22 2014

Childhood trauma may leave its mark in blood vessels

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Young adults who were exposed to adverse experiences as children have greater signs of unhealthy blood vessel function than young people without a traumatic past, a new study finds.

May 21 2014

Time may not reduce brain effects of solvent exposure

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Workers exposed to solvents on the job may experience memory and thinking problems decades later, according to a new study.

May 15 2014

Muscle pain not well defined in most statin studies

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Studies evaluating cholesterol-lowering drugs might find more muscle problems if they did a better job of defining and asking about muscle pain, suggests a new review.

May 15 2014

'Exercise snacks' may help control blood sugar

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Short bursts of intense exercise before meals may help control blood sugar spikes better than one longer, less intense session, suggests a new small study.

May 13 2014

College kids more likely to drive after toking than after drinking

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - College freshmen in a new study were less likely to smoke marijuana than to drink alcohol, but they were much more likely to drive after smoking pot or to ride in a car with a driver who had.

May 12 2014

Yoga may help manage blood pressure, but more research needed

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Doing yoga may help reduce blood pressure among people with hypertension, a new analysis of past studies suggests.

May 09 2014

For elderly hospital patients, CPR often has poor outcome: study

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - When older hospitalized patients need revival by CPR, more than half are likely to die before they are discharged, according to a new study.

May 08 2014

Parents can learn to help relieve pain during vaccinations

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Mothers-to-be who learned strategies to relieve vaccination pain were very likely to use them when it came time to have their baby vaccinated, according to a new Canadian study.

May 07 2014

Many people with gluten sensitivity haven’t had proper tests

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who believe they are sensitive to gluten have often not been adequately tested to rule out celiac disease, reports a new study.

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