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The Medical Journalists’ Association has a membership of more than 475  health and medical writers, broadcasters and editors. We are based in the UK and exist to promote excellence in journalism, encourage and support our membership and provide opportunities for networking.


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    John Garrow: an obituary

    The eminent nutritionist, former EC member, founding member of HealthWatch and tireless opponent of quackery, John Stuart Garrow died at his home in Yorkshire on June 22, 2016. He had been Read more…


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    Make a date for the AGM

    The Annual General Meeting has been pencilled in for September 27 at the Medical Society in London — so please make a date to have your say in your association. As Read more…


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    Red letter day for Thea

    MJA EC member and Hippocratic Post co-founder Thea Jourdan has been shortlisted for the Red magazine Woman of the Year award, along with her co-director Carol Stone. Thea writes: “I’m Read more…


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    Omega 3: Are you missing a trick?

    Health-conscious consumers are missing a trick by failing to get enough omega-3s in their diets, says nutritionist Dr Emma Derbyshire, an advisor to the Health Supplements Information Service (HSIS). She Read more…

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    Discounts and deals

    Joining the MJA brings a host of benefits. Apart from free admission to MJA events, there are discounts with selected partners including the Royal Society of Medicine; MIT publishing, No.1 Traveller lounges; Read more…

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