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October 20, 2021 | 0 comments
The state's child welfare system is still recovering from funding cuts, compounding the crisis.
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October 20, 2021 | 0 comments
Suicide rates in the United States have been rising for nearly 20 years. But for some groups the rate has been climbing faster than others.
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October 20, 2021 | 0 comments
Two reporters dig beneath the feel-good stories that led SF health officials to pat themselves on the back.
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October 19, 2021 | 0 comments
The retirement crisis is set to have an even larger impact on seniors of color, who will make up more than half of California’s seniors by 2035.
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October 19, 2021 | 0 comments
What do schools where students report low levels of bullying and fighting have in common? A reporter seeks to answer that question.
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October 18, 2021 | 0 comments
We are pleased and delighted to welcome 21 diverse journalists from around the nation next week to join the USC Center for Health Journalism 2021 Data Fellowship.
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October 18, 2021 | 0 comments
Plus, CDC urges pregnant people to get vaccinated, and some answers on mixing and matching vaccines.
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October 14, 2021 | 0 comments
Tracking the impact of COVID-19 in California's often-overlooked Burmese community.
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October 13, 2021 | 0 comments
In Sacramento, a reporter finds the Black community tired of being ignored, tired of not having its needs met, and tired of dying.
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October 11, 2021 | 0 comments
Plus, more at-home tests are coming, and workplace mandates prove effective in boosting vaccination rates.
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October 08, 2021 | 0 comments
As elsewhere, the story has become about the one-on-one, labor-intensive work required to reach those who may be reluctant to get vaccinated.
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October 06, 2021 | 0 comments
What a global collaborative has already learned — and what we might expect from pandemic researchers in the future.
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October 04, 2021 | 0 comments
The Eviction Lab's Peter Hepburn joined attorney Tina Rosales and Bloomberg CityLab's Kriston Capps to discuss the eviction crisis.
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September 30, 2021 | 2 comments
If drug price negotiation fails, Democrats lose funding for much of their current health care plans.
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September 29, 2021 | 0 comments
Activists and providers use digital technology and offshore pharmacies to help women end their own pregnancies.



“Racism in medicine is a national emergency.” That’s how journalist Nicholas St. Fleur characterized the crisis facing American health care this spring, as his team at STAT embarked on “Color Code,” an eight-episode series exploring medical mistrust in communities of color across the country. In this webinar, we’ll take inspiration from their work to discuss strategies and examples for telling stories about inequities, disparities and racism in health care systems. Sign-up here!

The USC Center for Health Journalism at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism is seeking two Engagement Editors to serve as thought leaders in one of the most innovative and rewarding arenas in journalism today – “engaged reporting” that puts the community at the center of the reporting process. Learn more about the positions and apply to join our team.


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