WHYY Health Reporter Taunya English covers stories from across the Philadelphia region as well as health policy from the State Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa.
She has documented the links between nutrition and disease; the changing relationship between doctors and patients; and efforts to give people healthier places to live, work and play.
Taunya's radio work on WHYY-FM airs during Morning Edition and All Things Considered. Her television work appears on Delaware's newsmagazine First.
Before joining WHYY, Taunya led statehouse news coverage for Public Radio Capitol News in Harrisburg, Pa. For three years, she worked as a freelance health reporter for Baltimore’s National Public Radio affiliate, WYPR. Her stories gave attention to African American farmers in rural Maryland, lay health workers in the Washington, D.C. suburbs, and homeless people trying to hold on to their jobs.
Taunya began her journalism career as a newspaper reporter in Northern California, then moved on to become a science writer in Washington, DC. She earned her graduate degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.
Recent stories by Taunya English:
- States may have more say in health law, November 4th, 2010
- PA asks retailers to stop selling alcohol-caffeine drinks, November 2nd, 2010
- FDA holds hearings on the path to biosimilars, November 1st, 2010
- Genetic testing indicates drug efficacy, October 28th, 2010
- New tax paperwork finances healthcare overhaul, October 26th, 2010
- The two sides of risk taking, October 25th, 2010
- What will the next Pa. governor do about health reform?, October 22nd, 2010
- Online social support for people with diabetes, October 19th, 2010
- CPR rules say skip mouth-to-mouth, October 18th, 2010
- Philadelphia laces up for annual AIDS walk, October 15th, 2010
- Hispanics live longest in U.S., October 15th, 2010
- N.J. medical board will review abortion doctor allegations, October 13th, 2010
- 2003 film about gay teens is new again, October 13th, 2010
- University of Delaware excited for Nobel winner, October 7th, 2010
- Weighing the benefits and risks of a clinical trial, October 7th, 2010
- Former U. of Delaware professor wins Nobel, October 6th, 2010
- Guatemala revelations reopen worries about the oversight of overseas medical trials, October 5th, 2010
- Jefferson U. establishes live-donor liver transplant program, October 5th, 2010
- The business case for breastfeeding, October 5th, 2010
- Pa. House passes youth-sports safety rules, September 30th, 2010
- Some may be super-attuned to certain smells, September 30th, 2010
- Write your health care story, September 27th, 2010
- Inovio readies candidate HIV vaccine, September 24th, 2010
- Hospitals battle bounce backs, September 23rd, 2010
- Pa.’s Medicaid population swells, September 23rd, 2010
- The vaccine mandate debate, September 21st, 2010
- Job-based health coverage slips, September 21st, 2010
- School-based screening for weight problems, September 16th, 2010
- Scientists make business contacts, September 15th, 2010
- Penn football player had brain disease, September 15th, 2010