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Keosha Johnson

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Digital Editor/Producer, WBUR
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Taking It To Feel Normal: My Oxycodone Experience

April 12, 2012

A personal description of one woman’s struggle getting off oxycodone after surgery. A dramatic increase over the years in the sale of prescription painkillers has led to a rise in the number of addictions nationwide.

‘Old Ways’ Of Healthy Eating By Ethnic Group

November 24, 2011

Oldways, a Cambridge non-profit, recommends ethnic-based traditional eating for better health.

Bride Anxiety: Coping With The Stress Of The Perfect Day

August 30, 2011

Exploring Bride Anxiety

Podcast Friday: Sex After Cancer, New Cystic Fibrosis Drug

May 13, 2011

CommonHealth podcast on two recent stories: sex after cancer and cystic fibrosis

Slideshow: Reaction To Bin Laden’s Death

May 02, 2011

People around the world react to news that the U.S. has killed terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden.

If You’re A Super-Picky Or Super-Healthy Eater, Is That A Disorder?

April 27, 2011

If someone is a super-picky or super-healthy eater, is it an eating disorder?

Podcast Friday: Elizabeth Taylor; Health Care’s ‘Foot Soldiers’ Make House Calls; Craigslist Kidney Donation

March 25, 2011

Note to readers: You can download this podcast, or you can just click on the play button at bottom left to listen now. This week we discuss the late acting legend Elizabeth Taylor’s contributions to AIDS awareness; explore an experiment using health workers who make house calls to help needy patients in all kinds of […]

Podcast Friday: Patrick’s Health Care Overhaul, Bright Spots In Stroke Research

February 25, 2011

Yep, it’s about that time…Podcast Friday! This week we have two big stories: Reform 2011: Gov. Deval Patrick announced his plan to overhaul the Massachusetts health care system. He’s proposing going from a system that rewards doctors based on the quantity of services to one that emphasizes quality and integrated care. But will his proposal […]

Study: Healthy Waist Size May Be Bigger For Black Women

February 18, 2011

What to make of a study that finds a healthy waist size may be bigger for black women.

Rounding Up Reaction To #Egypt

February 11, 2011

After 30 years, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has stepped down from office. Much like the start of the uprising, reaction is pouring in on social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook.

Our First Podcast: Psych Drugs, Health Care Vote, Pine Mouth

January 21, 2011

CommonHealth blog hosts Carey Goldberg and Rachel Zimmerman discuss the top health stories of the week.

Snowfall Totals Continue To Rise As Blizzard Whips Through Mass.

December 27, 2010

Snow accumulation totals continue to climb as the nor’easter continues to bring high wind gusts and heavy bands of snow across the New England region. We take a look at the projected total snowfall accumulation in parts of Massachusetts.

World AIDS Day In Pictures

December 01, 2010

Scroll down to see how people all over the world are commemorating World AIDS Day.

WBUR Accepts Edward R. Murrow Award For Overall Excellence

October 12, 2010

WBUR-FM received the prestigious Edward R. Murrow journalism award for overall excellence. WBUR joins NBC News, CBS News Radio and other media organizations in receiving the award.

FAQ On TXT, RE: New Texting-While-Driving Ban

September 30, 2010

Starting Sept. 30, 2010 it’s illegal to send and read text messages while driving in Massachusetts. Drivers caught texting or scanning the Internet on a cellphone could face a $100 fine for the first offense. A quick FAQ on the details of the new Safe Driving Law.

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