Why Many Women Unnecessarily Get A Hysterectomy

Ruben Castaneda, Staff Writer

Ruben Castaneda has worked at U.S. News since September 2016. Mr. Castaneda has written extensi

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Ruben Castaneda has worked at U.S. News since September 2016. Mr. Castaneda has written extensively about Baby Boomer health and exercise habits, strategies for losing weight, health care issues affecting distressed communities, yoga and substance misuse. In 2018, the National Press Foundation chose Mr. Castaneda as one of 15 journalists nationwide to participate in a deep dive seminar into reporting on the opioids crisis.

In 2017, the USC Center for Health Journalism named Mr. Castaneda one of 24 journalists chosen from around the nation to participate in the center's National Fellowship. Mr. Castaneda was awarded a grant from the Dennis A. Hunt Health Journalism Fund. The grant helped support Mr. Castaneda's reporting for a five-part series U.S. News published focusing on how the Trump administration's immigration policies are affecting the health and well-being of children of immigrants, their parents and health care providers and teachers who work with the kids. He has appeared multiple times on "Just Ask David," a podcast that covers health and beauty issues.

Before joining U.S. News, Mr. Castaneda worked as a reporter for 22 years at The Washington Post, where he primarily covered crime in the District of Columbia and courts and police misconduct in Prince George's County, Maryland. His 2014 nonfiction book, "S Street Rising: Crack, Murder and Redemption in D.C." chronicles Mr. Castaneda's struggle with crack addiction while covering the crime beat for the Post during the violent crack era. The Post named "S Street" one of 50 notable works of nonfiction published that year. Mr. Castaneda has also appeared on NPR, CNN's "Reliable Sources" and on several local TV news shows .

He has written for Politico, Washington City Paper, Los Angeles Weekly and Hispanic Magazine. Mr. Castaneda is a member of the Association of Health Care Journalists and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. Mr. Castaneda graduated with a degree in journalism from the University of Southern California and completed a six-week fellowship at Duke University, part of a partnership with The Post.

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Why Many Women Unnecessarily Get A Hysterectomy