ubmslateRN-logo-ubm

RN Mobile Menu

Search form

Topics:

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.

Posts by Author

A machine-learning radiology startup takes on cutting costs and improving quality of care.

©PhuShutter/Shutterstock.com

Patients with spondyloarthritis can confidently undergo treatment with tumor necrosis factor ⍺ inhibitors (TNFi) without fear of cancer risk.

©ImagePointFr/Shutterstock.com

Initial combination therapy leads to faster clinical improvements in early rheumatoid arthritis making drug-free remission a realistic outcome.

©AlilaMedicalMedia/Shutterstock.com

For patients with gout, new evidence suggests arhalofenate can be used to safely prevent flare-ups, as well as reduce serum levels.

The radiologist’s most important deliverable is fraught with challenges.

Tofacitinib associated with double the rate of herpes zoster infection as compared to other biologics.

©MonkeyBusinessImages/Shutterstock.com

Report in Arthritis & Rheumatology highlights important considerations for transitioning patients from pediatric to adult care.

©AndreyPopov/Shutterstock.com

Clinicians should pay more attention to neurological signs in patients with high-activity primary Sjogren’s Syndrome or those with prior neurological involvements.

©PuwadolJaturawutthichai/Shutterstock.com

Identifying macrophage activation syndrome (MAS) in JIA early is challenging. This study suggests re-classifying the criteria for MAS to aid research.

@LightspringShutterstock

More than 40 percent of patients experience improvements in back pain with mindfulness-based stress reduction and cognitive behavioral therapy, researchers report in JAMA.

Pages

By clicking Accept, you agree to become a member of the UBM Medica Community.