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May 13, 2021 | 0 comments
My family was fortunate, but other medically fragile people were not able to isolate or protect themselves, and it cost them their lives.
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May 11, 2021 | 0 comments
New York & Michigan Solutions Journalism Collaborative is looking for a caregiving project editor. The 19th is seeking a caregiving reporter.
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May 11, 2021 | 0 comments
Business owners of color less likely to benefit from federal aid, vaccination programs pivot with July 4 hopes, Pfizer vaccines for kids coming
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May 10, 2021 | 0 comments
A family dreams of hot pot and a better future in a small crowded one-room SRO in San Francisco.
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May 05, 2021 | 0 comments
State legislators in a dozen states continue to oppose expansion, with their talking points echoing across state lines.
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May 04, 2021 | 0 comments
Tampa Bay Times is looking for a health and medicine reporter. Colorado Public Radio is seeking a health, education and justice team editor.
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May 04, 2021 | 0 comments
Black girls in the United States have long been denied the vulnerability and protection usually afforded children.
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May 04, 2021 | 0 comments
Renters struggle to access aid, at-home COVID tests finally take off, millions miss second shots
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May 04, 2021 | 0 comments
“I started out as a proselytizer. But I saw how my conversations hinged on my power as a white woman, a doctor and an employer.”
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May 03, 2021 | 0 comments
An expert panel discusses the ongoing wave of attacks, as well as how the media can cover these issues with sensitivity and nuance.
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April 30, 2021 | 0 comments
At the Bunker Hill Superfund site in northern Idaho, a reporter meets the family of a 4-year-old so severely poisoned by lead, he still couldn’t speak.
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April 29, 2021 | 0 comments
Since it first opened to youth in November 2016, the de-escalation room in the Sacramento County Youth Detention Facility has been a refuge for kids feeling overwhelming anger, grief, sadness, and... more
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April 28, 2021 | 8 comments
“My daughter wakes up every morning wondering why she has been subjected to this cosmic joke that put her in the wrong body.” Now states are moving to ban care for kids like her.
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April 27, 2021 | 0 comments
Politico is looking for a health technology reporter. HBO is seeking a manager of health and wellness.

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