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Kimberly Leonard
Works at U.S. News & World Report, L.P.
Attended University of Richmond
Lives in Washington, D.C.
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The nation's largest doctor group has taken a position on gun control.
The organization is making lobbying for gun control a top priority.
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Here's how hospitals prepare for terrorism acts like mass shootings.
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Drinking alcohol is going down. As is drug use and tobacco use. Teens also are delaying sex and are using more effective contraception.
The CDC's latest data show declines in alcohol, tobacco and drug use.
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If you're considering a natural birth or using the help of a midwife, you won't face the same barriers at this Mississippi woman did in accessing your placenta.
One person's biohazard is another person's baby blues elixir.
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Consumers will be turning to natural products to protect from Zika.
In preparing for Zika, consumers will be looking at natural repellant options, but some scientists question their efficacy.
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The Zika virus is causing vision problems in children who have microcephaly.
The latest findings suggest vision impairments are worse than previously thought.
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Orlando Regional Medical Center surgeons discussed how they saved patients following the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub.
Surgeons at Orlando Regional Medical Center detailed the events that unfolded following the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub.
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Patients tell interesting stories about how they get things stuck in their anus ...
Having to retrieve a foreign body from a patient’s rectum is just part of working in health care.
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One of the antidepressants led to an increase in suicide thoughts and attempts.
One antidepressant led to an increase in suicidal thoughts or attempts.
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Backers of the Affordable Care Act said that it would never allow people who are in the country illegally to access its benefits. Here's the loophole that could change that.
Those in the country illegally are prohibited from access to Obamacare, but a loophole in the law could change that.
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The baby boomer generation will be sicker than this one.
Older adult health outcomes vary on measures from obesity to diabetes, depending on where they live.
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A group of doctors say that physicians should routinely ask about gun ownership. If not all the time, then among people who have thoughts of suicide and among those who may be violent, including people who struggle with drug or alcohol abuse.
Physicians should always ask when someone's safety is at stake, but they often don't, doctors say.
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  • U.S. News & World Report, L.P.
    Health Care Reporter, 2014 - present
    I write daily, breaking and long-form stories for our news desk about public health, medical studies, health care reform and the health industry.
  • U.S. News & World Report, L.P.
    Health Producer, 2012 - present
    I write consumer, health-related stories for USNews.com. My stories focus on senior care, hospital trends, Medicare and other health insurance, and pediatric care. I also assist with our rankings projects, including Best Hospitals, Best Children's Hospitals and Best Nursing Homes. Early this year I introduced U.S. News's first regular Twitter chats on health topics, resulting in higher numbers of audience members, reporting material for stories, and opportunities for connecting with hospitals and health care associations.
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  • University of Richmond
    2009
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