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August 03, 2020 | 0 comments
The ugly history of clandestine experiments and abuse of Black patients casts a long shadow.
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August 03, 2020 | 0 comments
Refugees need help with mental health care, but are they getting it? A reporter plots a deeper exploration of their plight.
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July 31, 2020 | 0 comments
A new reporting project asks, "Why do people of color in an affluent city lack basic medical attention?"
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July 31, 2020 | 0 comments
Health sciences are rooted in concepts that go back centuries, and some of those concepts were crafted with a racist lens, writes contributor William Heisel.
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July 30, 2020 | 0 comments
The patient was near death. The physician almost missed it — and warns problems like this will grow as the nation expands telehealth without improving access to technology.
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July 30, 2020 | 0 comments
In hard-hit Navajo Nation, fighting COVID-19 means addressing a long history of underinvestment and policy neglect.
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July 29, 2020 | 0 comments
COVID-19 has underscored the disparities faced by immigrant communities in access to medical care and financial support in the state.
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July 29, 2020 | 1 comments
A public health expert understands the pressure to play: “My college dreams were unlikely without sports.” But he calls on schools to cancel the season and honor scholarships.
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July 28, 2020 | 0 comments
It's hard to tell the story of how the Marshallese came to America without starting with the nuclear bombs.
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July 28, 2020 | 0 comments
Hundreds of studies show Medicaid expansion saves lives. So why do lawmakers reject the program or impose punitive rules during a pandemic that hit low-income Black and Brown people so hard?
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July 27, 2020 | 0 comments
Health Media Jobs & Opportunities: The Washington Post is looking for a researcher for its Health 202 and Energy 202 newsletters
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July 27, 2020 | 0 comments
Each Monday, The Coronavirus Files provides tips and resources and highlight exemplary work to help you with your reporting.
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July 27, 2020 | 0 comments
Crippling anxiety and depression, lost loved ones, selling sex acts to survive — vulnerable teens are facing a world of pain during the pandemic, explains Dr. Angela Diaz.
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July 24, 2020 | 0 comments
This week, we’re proud to welcome 23 journalists from around the nation to our annual 2020 National Fellowship.
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July 24, 2020 | 0 comments
“There’s a mad scramble going on right now,” said WSJ national education reporter Tawnell Hobbs.



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