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Journalists Allie Hostler and Jacob Simas examine how people on the Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation are dealing with rampant methamphetamine addiction.

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Radioactive tuna, DSM controversy, online patient's groups and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Toxic hair straightening, a new drug for cystic fibrosis, a religious battle over birth control and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Can computer applications make people healthy (and companies profitable)?  The quest is on to develop a game-changer like Farmville.

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Can you change healthcare in just 28 hours? Can a team of programmers save lives and change the world? Check out their worthy attempts from the Health 2.0 Code-a-thon.

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The latest on a national salmonella outbreak, rising Medicare and Medicaid costs and good news for some Californians with expensive health insurance, plus more in our Daily Briefing.

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Medicaid woes in California, a better, but costly, lung cancer screening tool, health reform's unintended consequences and more from our Daily Briefing.

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A health insurer stuns by giving back, heart attacks killing patients younger in California, and salmonella on the rise, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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Hospital infection deaths "in the shadows," a food pyramid replacement, and a YouTube food safety exposé, plus more from our Daily Briefing. 

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Connecting cell phones to cancer, HIV/AIDS at 30, hospital drug shortages and more in today's Daily Briefing.

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“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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