Alison Lobron

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Stories by Alison Lobron

Breathing easier

Asthma project at Children’s Hospital in Boston is redefining care and sharply reducing costly emergency room visits and hospital admissions

Online teaching

The Internet is a useful teaching tool, but only that

Saying sorry

Michigan project’s response when medical procedures go awry is resulting in lower malpractice insurance costs and better communication between doctors and patients

Attitude adjustment

San Francisco far outpaces Boston in recycling efforts, and tougher laws may be only part of the reason

Wemmick was right

How a minor Dickensian character foresaw-and tackled-our trouble with work/life balance

In defense of a B +

One takeaway from Adam Wheeler’s deception

A dynasty’s demise

The Kennedy name is no longer enough to launch a political career


A Pennsylvania city finds out what happens when a casino moves into the neighborhood

The new paradigm on bullying

Bullying is a crime instead of a painful rite of passage.

The big picture

Indiana EMTs get access to medical records, but better care comes with privacy concerns