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February 22, 2021 | 0 comments
This week's Coronavirus Files newsletter: Life expectancy plummets, essential workers unprotected, vaccines vs. South Africa variant
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February 22, 2021 | 1 comments
The drop in the number of new recipients for disability benefits comes in the midst of a devastating public health crisis that has led to massive unmet needs.
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February 19, 2021 | 0 comments
Being homeless poses huge daily health risks, and Santa Cruz, California offers no exception.
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February 18, 2021 | 0 comments
“Disasters have a way of exposing the most vulnerable among us, and putting them in harm’s way,” a local nonprofit leader told me.
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February 18, 2021 | 0 comments
This week's Coronavirus Files newsletter: Money Matters, School Reopenings, At-Home Tests
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February 18, 2021 | 0 comments
Health Media Jobs & Opportunities: The Center for Health Journalism is looking for a manager of projects
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February 16, 2021 | 1 comments
With depression, anxiety, and suicides on the rise, Biden must quickly deliver on his campaign pledge to improve access to treatment.
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February 12, 2021 | 0 comments
A couple dreamed of having children. But their hopes and plans did not include lockdown, loneliness, and a chaotic, overwhelmed health care system.
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February 12, 2021 | 0 comments
Instead of a surge of children entering foster care during the pandemic, the child welfare system has often found itself struggling to help families leave the system.
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February 11, 2021 | 0 comments
“It’s long awaited,” said Mayra Alvarez, president of The Children’s Partnership. “It’s filling us with hope.”
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February 10, 2021 | 0 comments
Now more than ever, journalists need to make space for positive coping skills to process the difficult experiences and emotions that come with the job.
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February 09, 2021 | 0 comments
The Orlando Sentinel is looking for a health reporter. The Arizona Daily Sun is seeking a health and education reporter.
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February 08, 2021 | 0 comments
Inequities in Vaccine Rollout, Questions Linger on Transmission and Safety After Shots
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February 05, 2021 | 0 comments
Amy Goldstein of The Washington Post and Dr. Leana Wen of George Washington University share advice for journalists covering Biden's first 100 days.
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February 05, 2021 | 0 comments
Critics of the move to an age-based priority system say it defies evidence that workplace transmission is a major source of spread.

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Domestic violence affects tens of millions of Americans every year. Yet media outlets mostly treat incidents as "cops" items, if they cover them at all, as opposed to treating domestic violence as a public health problem. Our free two-day symposium will help journalists understand the root causes and promising prevention, intervention and treatment approaches.  Plus participants will be able to apply for grants to report California-focused projects.

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? The USC Center for Health Journalism seeks an enterprising and experienced journalism leader for our new position of “Manager of Projects.” 

 

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