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Whitney L. Jackson

Whitney L. Jackson

Whitney L. Jackson is a freelance journalist for Diagnostic Imaging and Rheumatology Network. Based in Durham, N.C., Whitney has covered the healthcare industry and medicine for 15 years in newspapers, magazines and trade publications. She writes about radiology, rheumatology, nursing, ophthalmology, surgery, community & family medicine, and many other aspects of clinical care and health policy. She completed a press fellowship with the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland, in 2013. Contact her at whitneyljhowell@gmail.com.

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The lack of progress in new treatments for lupus nephritis summarized in this scientific review.

In this slideshow, we preview biosimilar studies due to be presented at the American College of Rheumatology annual meeting Nov. 11-16 in Washington, D.C.


Patients with moderate-to-severe psoriasis who switch biologic medications at the end of a clinical trial should go through an induction period.

Is this on your radar? A herpes zoster infection can lead to stroke in some RA patients. Learn more in this interview with Dr. Jeffrey Curtis.


Biologic anti-inflammatory agents can lead to a drop in coronary artery disease in psoriasis patients, a study shows.

A recent NEJM article focused on the growing rates and implications of overdiagnosis in breast cancer.


PsA patients show sustained improvement at two years with secukinumab, clinical trial shows.

This series focuses on what it’s like to be a radiologist in a variety of settings. Here, we focused on teleradiology.

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Predictive modeling data can steer physicians toward making healthcare decisions that have positive outcomes for patients.

Interventional radiology is growing, but it needs to stay aligned with diagnostic radiology, experts say.


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