Madison Park

Digital journalist

San Francisco

Madison Park


How DNA is being used in identifying deceased US troops

The remains of Korean War soldiers will be flown to a US military laboratory in Hawaii for DNA analysis. Link to Story

Why female shooters are rare

Women are rarely behind active shootings, making Thursday's massacre at a drugstore distribution center unusual. Link to Story

A rite of passage that pushes girls into sex

Young girls in Malawi are being sent to an initiation camp where they learn how to have sex with men. Link to Story

Crisis Text Line takes suicide prevention into the age of texting

Rayne is deaf and didn’t grow up with sign language.
USA Today Link to Story

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

Transgender kids: Painful quest to be who they are

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

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

Saving a life: A doctor's duty -- a husband's, too

As he cradled his wife's limp body in his arms, Tim Delgado told himself, "You have to do this." Link to Story

Twinkie diet helps nutrition professor lose 27 pounds

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

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.


Madison Park



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  • multimedia producing
  • board games
  • reporting
  • online journalism
  • social media