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Center for Health Journalism Fellowships Posts

Here is where you'll find news about the Center for Health Journalism Fellowships program and its participants. Check back often for updates on Fellows and their work, live-blogging of our seminars, and more from our staff.

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When we asked Bigler Stouffer, five days before his execution, if he’d chosen his last words, he didn’t hesitate: “Father, forgive them.” He meant his jailers. 
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As the number of evictions rises, a new reporting project will look at the mental health effects for children in Connecticut.
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Before the overturn of Roe v. Wade, Southern Texas was already an abortion desert.
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Thomas Alba attended his thrice-weekly dialysis sessions for more than a decade before receiving what physicians term an "involuntary discharge."
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A growing population of unhoused Mississippians are caught in limbo between the legally accepted definition of homelessness and stable housing.
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More than 150 sites could be contaminated, and a new reporting project will conduct targeted environmental testing to see whether they present a risk to surrounding communities.
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Pretending that periods don’t exist doesn’t make them disappear, but it does contribute to the widesperad problem of menstrual poverty.
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Why early childhood programs are increasingly focused on a two-generational approaches to mental health care.
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Despite the immense human toll that injury inflicts on the American populace, there is a distinct lack of public and political awareness.
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ProPublica reporter Duaa Eldeib and oncologist Dr. Kashyap Patel describe the still-unfolding crisis.



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