Charlotte Huff, a Texas-based journalist and recovering newspaper staffer, has written about medicine for two decades. As a political science major and Fulbright journalism scholar, she gravitates towards narrative stories that intertwine science, money and ethics. Her features have appeared in various publications, including Health Affairs, Kaiser Health News, Slate, STAT and Texas Monthly. After many years of living in Fort Worth, she’s dodged a twister and now says “y’all”, but hasn’t yet purchased a cowboy hat or boots.
Work published elsewhere
For some hospice patients, a 911 call saves a trip to the ER
Her mother’s breathing had become labored in the wee hours of the night, during what would prove to be the Fort Worth woman’s final days living with lung cancer.
A rural hospital thrives against all odds
Babies are born there. Knees are patched up. Rattlesnake bites are treated.
A piece of the puzzle
Including diverse populations in genetic research is crucial to the understanding of diseases.
When it comes to cancer treatment, do as Angelina Jolie does, not as she says.