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Veteran health journalist Barbara Feder Ostrov blogs about all things health journalism-related, in particular providing tips for reporters covering health policy, health reform, public health, community health, local health issues, access to care, health insurance, SCHIP, Medicaid and Medicare.

Doctor-blogger Jan Gurley writes about practicing medicine on the margins of society, and what we can learn from it.

Author and Journalism Linda Marsa writes about how rising temperatures, higher C02 levels and the corresponding changes in ecosystems can have a serious effect on our health.

This blog builds on the Reporting on Health Collaborative's "Just One Breath" Valley Fever reporting project, which was launched in September 2012 in several California newspapers, online news services, public radio and at ReportingonHealth.org.

In our Living in the Shadows series, news organizations from around the country joined together to bring to light the interplay between immigration status and health. We will show where health systems fail some of the most vulnerable and highlight effective solutions to common conditions.

Dr. Monya De, MD, MPH, writes about health care delivery and health reform, drawing on her experience and observations as a primary care physician.

Harvesting Health explores health issues in rural, immigrant and underserved communities.

News you can (and should) use: our curated daily collection of ideas and resources for your work, plus some fun stuff.

Five need-to-know stories each day for your professional life, smartly curated.

Here we check in with prominent health journalists and experts to see what sites, newsletters and social media feeds they turn to first every morning.

Reporting on Health will be sharing perspectives on the historic U.S. Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act.

William Heisel, former investigative reporter for the Los Angeles Times, writes about investigative health reporting. He is currently the director of global engagement at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.

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