Bryant Furlow on Muck Rack

Bryant Furlow

New Mexico
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

Working at the crossroads of science, global public health, and accountability journalism (, elsewhere)

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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 — 1,484 followers, 4,326 tweets

Jun 26, 2017

RT @NateSilver538: And this is a big negative. The insurance losses kick in *quickly*. Presumably would have major effects on the 2018…

Jun 26, 2017

RT @nytpolitics: The EPA's chief of staff pressured the top scientist on its scientific review board to alter congressional testimon…

Jun 26, 2017

RT @washingtonpost: Analysis: Tip for saving money under the Senate health-care bill -- Don’t be old. 

Jun 26, 2017

RT @NateSilver538: It's hard to think of a *less* populist bill than the GOP health care bill. The bank bailouts qualify, I suppose.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Science columnist at my college paper

Have you ever used a typewriter?


How is social media changing news?

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