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Former CNN Medical Correspondent Andrew Holtz is an independent journalist. He wrote “The Medical Science of House, M.D.” , “The Real Grey’s Anatomy” and “House M.D. vs. Reality”. Holtz was medicine in the media columnist for Oncology Times. A video series reporting and analyzing health news is archived here. Holtz was on the board of the Association of Health Care Journalists for 11 years, serving as President from ...

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Unpaid: KZSU-FM Stanford; reporter > News Director. Paid: KENI-TV (now KTUU) Newschannel 2, Anchorage, Alaska; reporter/anchor.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

In the early days of CNN, we used portable manual typewriters in the field. The scripts were couriered with tapes to bureaus or feed points.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Can't think of any. — The network delivers an estimated 30 million impressions a month to consumers seeking the latest health news. Each Monday morning, we publish 40-50 new stories covering breaking news, features on health, science and the environment, interviews with leaders in these fields, original content, commentary from contributors, �Letter�s to the Editor� and more.

Experts are right, but Mark Cuban will prevail — The following is another perspective on the Mark Cuban Twitter barrage of personal health advice this week. This post is submitted by one of our longtime contributors, Andrew Holtz . ---------- Mark Cuban is old-fashioned and thinks small. A couple of days ago, Cuban told his Twitter throngs to get quarterly blood tests , even when perfectly healthy, just because.

HoltzReport - Andrew Holtz, MPH — Insights to health and medicine from leading journalist Andrew Holtz. Former CNN Medical Correspondent. Past President of the Association of Health Care Journalists. Author of the Medical Science of House, M.D.
Apr 29, 2016

Some people just don't learn. But slime molds do.

Apr 23, 2016

RT @DanTaber47: Cutting school lunches would worsen "reality of historic and systemic racial inequality in America"…@UCSUSAvia @UCSUSA

Apr 23, 2016

Video of driver blowing red light in downtown Portland…

Apr 21, 2016

To every reporter doing the "high school athletes must be screened" story: Stop it. The evidence isn't there.…

Apr 20, 2016

RT @ivanoransky: Tempted to follow that celebrity health trend? Check with @CaulfieldTim first…

Apr 20, 2016

@MarkianHawryluk We stayed in Atlanta for as long as our jobs were interesting, but when it got routine, then the pull of home got stronger.

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