April 30, 2002
Reporter Proposes Plain Language Alert System
A 'Candy Store' for Reporters
Top Journalists Get to Know NIH
By Harrison Wein
The 2002 Knight medical science journalism fellows include (rear, from l) Tom Paulson, Seattle Post-Intelligencer; John Fauber, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. In front are (from l) Cheryl Platzman Weinstock, freelancer; Rick Weiss, Washington Post; Debra Goldschmidt, CNN Medical News; Rita Rubin, USA Today; Susan Dominus, Glamour and New York magazines.
Seven top journalists from around the country spent 3 weeks at NIH in March
immersing themselves in the scientific culture they usually see from the outside.
Exercise Can Chase the Blues, Studies Show
By Sophia Glezos Voit
Feeling depressed? Research shows exercise may help. But first it helps to define "depressed" and it's also good to know what is meant by "exercise."
Psychiatrist Matthew Rudorfer, who heads the NIMH Somatic
Treatments Program, addressed these and other issues in his recent
hour-long presentation to NIH'ers on what scientists know about the
effects of exercise on mood.