Naseem S. Miller

Naseem Miller joined The Journalist’s Resource in 2021 after working as a health reporter in local newspapers and national medical trade publications for nearly two decades. She covers health and medicine with a focus on disparities. Before joining JR, she was a senior health reporter at the Orlando Sentinel, where she covered the Pulse nightclub mass shooting and was part of the team that was a 2016 Pulitzer Prize finalist for its coverage of the tragedy. She co-started and administers the Journalists Covering Trauma Facebook page and frequently speaks to journalists about trauma and trauma-informed reporting. You can send her an email or find her on Twitter @NaseemMiller.

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Racial disparities in pulse oximeter readings: Research roundup

A series of recent studies has found that pulse oximeters are more likely to give inaccurate readings for people with darker skin, especially Black people, by overestimating their blood oxygen levels. This is particularly important for critically ill patients, where doctors constantly rely on pulse oximeter readings to decide how much oxygen to give patients. 

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Long COVID: An explainer and research roundup

Researchers are working to better understand the physical and mental health problems some people can experience long after first getting infected with COVID-19. We’ve summarized what’s known so far about the collection of symptoms known as long COVID.