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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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Some have turned to clinical trials as a way to support themselves — but at what cost?
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Candid reflections and takeaways from a brutally awful year in Indian County.
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The idea that both partners after a separation should have equal access to their children has garnered more attention in recent years.
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Why we need to expand the public health ecosystem, and other lessons from the prominent columnist and physician.
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In the nation’s seventh largest city, access to medical care really depends on where you live.
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Priska Neely, managing editor of Gulf States Newsroom, and Cheryl Giscombe, a distinguished professor at UNC Chapel Hill, shine new light on a decades-old disparity.
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Will states rush to put up new Medicaid enrollment hurdles when a key federal funding boost goes away?
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As new programs attemp to reinvent policing, the danger is repeating old disparities through new methods, one expert says.
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The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in Arkansas has shed light on the health disparities in the Delta areas, where once-thriving cities have become zones in need of assistance.
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"Black people are being screwed out of their rightful place in cannabis," writes 2021 National Fellow Donnell Alexander.



The pandemic is far from over but crucial COVID-19 protections and benefits are gone. In our next webinar, we'll explore the end of renter protections, unemployment benefits and other emergency relief, and what it means for the nation’s pandemic recovery and the health and well-being of low-income people and their communities. Glean story ideas and crucial context. Sign-up here!

Are you passionate about helping journalists understand and illuminate the social factors that contribute to health and health disparities at a time when COVID-19 has highlighted the costs of such inequities? Looking to play a big role in shaping journalism today in the United States?  Apply now for one of our positions. 


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