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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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From school discipline to foster care to juvenile justice, advocates point to widespread inequities for Native American girls.
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“The U.S. is in a state of emergency for children’s mental health — and if it is not addressed, kids will have chronic mental health problems that will affect generations to come,” a child psychologist at Children’s Hospital Colorado told me.
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Alzheimer’s affects older Black and Hispanic people at much higher rates than whites, but it's largely undiagnosed and untreated in these communities.
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Facilities housing just 1% of the population saw at least one in four of last year’s COVID-19 deaths. My reporting seeks deeper answers about what went wrong.
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Babies and pregnant women in Oklahoma have some of the worst health outcomes in the nation. A new project will share the stories of women and families affected by the state’s shortcomings.
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California jails have increasingly outsourced health care to private companies. But at what cost? A new reporting project seeks answers.
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State law targets drug users, jamming courts with throwaway cases that burden justice system and users. A new reporting project digs into the story.
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To be a Black student in Pittsburgh Public Schools means the odds are stacked against you — and have been for decades. What can change that?
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While city residents turned to Zoom, Amazon and Netlifx during COVID-19, the digital divide has left many residents of a Washington state tribal reservation shut out of "normal life."
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Last spring, the coronavirus tore through the state’s meat processing plant facilities. What changes are being made as a result?



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