Author: Jim Morris

Cancer Is the Leading Cause of “Death From Disease” in Children. Here’s Why.

This story is a collaboration between Public Health Watch and the Investigative Reporting Workshop. In April 2008, Jonathan Agin’s 27-month-old daughter, Alexis, was diagnosed with DIPG, a rare brain tumor. Agin, then a civil defense lawyer in Washington, DC, was dislodged from his comfortable life and dragged into the surreal world of a young cancer victim’s […]

This Workplace Rule Could Have Blunted the Opioid Epidemic. Then Congress Killed It.

This article was originally published by Public Health Watch, a nonprofit investigative news outlet.  In January 2001, relief was in sight for hundreds of thousands of American workers with pinched nerves, herniated discs, carpal tunnel syndrome, and other conditions so painful they couldn’t do their jobs. A federal rule addressing an explosion of workplace ergonomic […]