Melody Petersen

Investigative reporter covering healthcare and business for the Los Angeles Times

Investigative reporter covering healthcare and business for the Los Angeles Times 

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Did you tick the donor box when you got your driver’s license?

The big and shady business of organ harvesting

Did you tick the donor box when you got your driver’s license?

from Greater LA

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Can we reach a point when there is nothing left to offer a person with serious mental illness? Can they refuse treatment at this point?

from Second Opinion

LAUSD classrooms are seeing major disruptions as the district grapples with record COVID rates among students and staff.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 12, 2022.

Artificial intelligence can predict breast cancer years before it shows up on a mammogram, according to a new MIT study .

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

With Omicron, many offices resemble ghost towns again, and questions emerge about the future of in-person work. It’s especially true in Culver City.

from Greater LA

Arooj Aftab is nominated for Best New Artist at this year’s Grammys. She sings in mostly Urdu, and her work is inspired by an ancient form of Islamic poetry.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Dr. Jonathan Reisman, adventurer and author of “The Unseen Body,” shares his exploration and fascination with the human body, from organs to bodily fluids.

from Life Examined

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