Stephen LangelHealth reporter
Stephen Langel is a health reporter and producer at Ideastream Public Media, focusing on health coverage across 22 counties in Northeast Ohio. He previously served as bureau chief of the Columbus Jewish News; senior editor of the health policy academic journal, Health Affairs; staff reporter for Congress Now, a daily Congressional wire service for the Roll Call Capitol Hill paper; editor of FDANews, a trade press publication covering medical device policy and politics; and associate editor of Superfund Report, a trade press publication covering policy and politics regarding national Superfund and Brownfield contaminated waste sites.
Thousands of college students are home with their families this week. It's a great time for parents to check on their kids' mental health but they need the right approach to do it.
Wars are fertile grounds for infectious disease outbreaks and drug resistant illnesses. We live in an interconnected world and what begins in overseas conflict zones can spill over locally. Public health experts worry as vaccine hesitancy rises in the U.S.