Madison Park

Digital journalist

San Francisco

Madison Park


What is a Prolactin Test?

A prolactin test measures how much of a hormone called prolactin you have in your blood.

Living With Sickle Cell Disease: What Helps

You can live a full, active life when you have sickle cell disease.

What Is Olecranon Bursitis?

If you’ve had a bad blow to one of your elbows, you could see the tip of the joint get red and swollen.

Crisis Text Line takes suicide prevention into the age of texting

Rayne is deaf and didn’t grow up with sign language.
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What Is a Bone Mineral Density Test?

A bone mineral density test, sometimes just called a bone density test, detects whether you have osteoporosis.

Painful Headaches Plaguing Many U.S. War Veterans

When the headaches hit, veteran Jody Fuller sees black spots.
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Here's how many would be uninsured in each health care scenario

The latest effort by Senate Republicans to repeal and replace Obamacare came to an abrupt halt. Link to Story

How bad is measles around the world?

Measles has hit camps for people in Nigeria, who've had to flee from Boko Haram, and Disneyland. Link to Story

Medical journal retracts study linking autism to vaccine

The Lancet retracted a controversial 1998 paper that linked the MMR vaccine to autism. Link to Story

Report: Ebola outbreak probably started with 2-year-old in Guinea

The worst outbreak of Ebola may have started with a 2-year-old patient in a village in Guinea. Link to Story

Twinkie diet helps nutrition professor lose 27 pounds

For 10 weeks, Mark Haub, a professor ate Twinkies. Link to Story

Transgender kids: Painful quest to be who they are

Transgender children say they felt uncomfortable with their assigned gender early. Link to Story


Madison Park



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