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Melissa Healy

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Health and Science Reporter — Los Angeles Times
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LA Times science & medicine reporter, veteran of many newsbeats, inveterately long writer, and ardent student of human behavior

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Aug 17, 2017

Lotsa finger-pointing on who caused the opioid crisis, including among docs. Research says it's not surgeons.  http://lat.ms/2wdQm5l 

Aug 17, 2017

Who's to blame for opioid addiction crisis? Surgeons point to primary care docs & raise a well-worn critique.  http://lat.ms/2wdQm5l 

Aug 10, 2017

Weight loss is hard but shouldn't kill you. FDA's investigating whether a stomach balloon has killed 7 who got it. http://lat.ms/2wMIeoI 

Aug 10, 2017

Gastric balloons should be a temporary alternative to stomach-stapling. Now FDA investigates why 7 who got it died.  http://lat.ms/2wMIeoI 

Aug 10, 2017

Weight loss is hard but shouldn't kill you. FDA's investigating whether a stomach balloon has killed 7 who got it.

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