Healthcare Journalism

Kerry Dooley Young enjoys translating scientific, government and business jargon into simple English. Below are samples of her published work.

Diet, Exercise Tied to Reduced Death Risk in Colon Cancer, Medscape, April 18, 2018.

Medicare Paid for Telehealth Services That Didn’t Meet Its Rules , Medscape, April 18, 2018.

FDA Chief Highlights Cost as Obstacle to Cancer Treatment , Medscape, April 12, 2018.

CMS Allows More Leeway on Required Insurance Benefits, Medscape, April 10, 2018.

Billing Costs, Complexities for Physicians Called ‘Absurd’, Medscape, April 3, 2018.

Medicare Changes Opioid, Generic Policies for Part D Plans , Medscape, April 3, 2018.

Senate Rejects Bid for Quick Action on Right-to-Try Bill, Medscape, March 23, 2018.


-2015-February. Story about how lawmakers in Congress have for many decades had to respond to fears about vaccines.

-2013-July. Story about the rising demands on the Veterans Health Administration, published months before news about a coverup of waiting times put this issue into the broadcast news cycle.






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