General assignment reporter covering national and breaking news Education: Texas Christian University, BS in journalism; Columbia University, MS in journalism Lindsey Bever covers general assignment news for The Washington Post. She is a graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, where she was a fellow at the Toni Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism. She was previously a reporter at the Dallas Morning News. Professional Affiliations: Investigative Reporters and Editors, Association of Health Care Journalists
Death rates from heart disease, diabetes and stroke have been decreasing, but the rates are not decreasing as much as they once were — amplifying concerns that the obesity epidemic is undoing progress in the fight for heart health.
State and federal health officials are investigating dozens of cases of mystery lung illnesses related to vaping in young people across the country. The states include California, Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota and Wisconsin.
The risk of premature birth increased among Latina women after the election, a new study found. Beyond pregnancies, other studies have found increased fear, anxiety and anger among Latino youth since President Trump’s election.