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Andrew Holtz

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Portland, OR
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Covers:  media portrayals of health & medicine, public health, medicine, health policy, media ethics, health, health care, medical tv shows

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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.

HealthNewsDigest.com

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HealthNewsDigest.com

healthnewsdigest.com — The HealthNewsDigest.com 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

healthnewsreview.org — 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

holtzreport.com — 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.
Aug 29, 2016

@scotthensley Ha! Thanks. "and, in the end, not particularly bright." Guess I'm lucky it's just unwanted emails hitting me.

Aug 29, 2016

We banned @5W_PR Why? Floods of 'follow-up' pitches. Despite auto-replies explaining the ban, the pitches keep coming. Clueless.

Aug 26, 2016

@NoGimmicksNutri The article features the stmt the authors put in their @Nature article.

Aug 26, 2016

@NoGimmicksNutri I wish that repeating that "the article reports the disclosure stmt supplied by the authors" would make it clear.

Aug 26, 2016

@NoGimmicksNutri I have. The story reported the disclosure in the @Nature article.

Aug 26, 2016

@NoGimmicksNutri Release should have included the information that was in the @Nature disclosure

Aug 26, 2016

@NoGimmicksNutri Again, refer to the stmt in the @Nature article. We asked why that wasn't in @UHouston release.

Aug 26, 2016

@NoGimmicksNutri What do you mean? Our story reported the statement the authors approved for the @nature article.


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