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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 — 1,486 followers, 4,170 tweets

May 24, 2017

RT @NPRHealth: Trump Wants Families On Food Stamps To Get Jobs. The Majority Already Work 

May 24, 2017

RT @NateSilver538: So... Paul Ryan says the CBO score is "great", but HHS Secretary Tom Price says it's "wrong".…

May 24, 2017

RT @nytpolitics: In states seeking waivers from rules mandating coverage, the new law could make insurance out of reach for the sick 

May 24, 2017

RT @AP: BREAKING: Budget office: 23 million more uninsured, lower premiums for less coverage under GOP House-passed health care bill.

May 24, 2017

RT @RWPUSA: Senator Grassley breaks with White House, supports transparency in dispute with OGE over secret ethics waivers 

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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...