Patti Neighmond Award-winning journalist Patti Neighmond is NPR's health policy correspondent. Her reports air regularly on NPR newsmagazines All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and Weekend Edition.

Coffee May Slow Liver Damage from Alcohol Abuse

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'Continuous Contraception' May Banish Periods

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Patients Ignore Hospital-Care Report Cards

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Studies Raise Concerns Over Heart-Device Reliability

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Alzheimer's Drugs Offer Debatable Promise

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For Seniors, Little Questions Can Lead to Big Changes

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Back Pain Treatments Can Be Tailor-Made

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Rotavirus Added to Bulky List of Childhood Vaccines

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Study: Glucosamine Doesn't Relieve All Joint Pain

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Study Questions Bone Benefits of Calcium, Vitamin D

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Hormones May Help Younger Women's Hearts

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New Studies: Low-Fat Diets Don't Prevent Cancers

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FDA Weighs Side Effects of Obesity Pill

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