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Bryant Furlow

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Science Journalist — The Lancet
Covers:  mental health, computed tomography, cancer, radiology, corruption, medicaid, medicine, oncology, heathcare, health insurance, open government, medial research, oncology nursing, diseases and conditions, chemotherapy

Life sciences reporter working at the crossroads of clinical medicine, global public health, and accountability journalism (Lancet.com, elsewhere).

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Biography

A biologist by training, I work at the crossroads of medical research, public policy, culture and accountability journalism.

My reporting over recent years has exposed and explored the off-label sedation of jail inmates with dangerous and addictive drug cocktails, lax state regulation of the hea...

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@BryantFurlow — 1,536 followers, 5,760 tweets

RT @TheLancet: Correspondence: Translation of the link between #cancer and #obesity to patients  https://hubs.ly/H09GQrQ0 
RT @GideonGil: Critics call it the “False Hope Act,” say Right-to-try legislation would endanger patients  https://www.statnews.com/2018/01/16/right-to-try-legislation-patients/  via @statnews
RT @POGOBlog: It took a lawsuit to get basic info from @ICEgov about immigrant detention centers, like location & compliance w/ agency stan…
RT @statnews: STAT PLUS: Precision medicine relies on diagnostics. But the tests are largely unregulated. Could that be changing?  https://buff.ly/2Dk7W8z 
RT @JAMA_current: This brief review of new developments in medical illustration highlights notable work in the dimensions of molecula… https://t.co/Jf4fbxsAk0
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Science columnist at my college paper

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yep.

How is social media changing news?

The good: broader and more specific audiences. The bad/ugly: Rumor echo-chamber effects and poor vetting/reporting...