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Tarpon Springs, FL, once known for harboring the nation’s largest sponge-harvesting industry, today boasts a new designation: it may be the first city in the country to declare itself a trauma-informed community.

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Following breadcrumbs of curiosity, I found a number of articles and reports on food-access issues in Chicago, Detroit, Cincinnati, Nashville, Louisville, Philadelphia, Binghamton, New York, and beyond.

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Recent studies have found statistical links between pesticide use and an outbreak of Parkinson's disease in California farm towns. Researchers even know which chemicals are the likely culprits. What's the government doing about it? Not much.

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What is health? How does it impact my neighborhood? What can we do about it? What is a healthy community?

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Isabelle Walker's fellowship project put the spotlight on lack of respite care for community's neediest.

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Despite those unhealthy calories, some fast food restaurants offer something rare in urban communities -- a clean and convenient place to hang out.

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Healthy food is in short supply in communities of color

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It's no surprise that the Central Valley is a medically underserved community, where recruiting doctors is a tough task. Many of the doctors working here have attended medical school overseas. In fact, if you crunch the numbers, Kern County comes in fourth among California's 58 counties for having the most foreign-trained doctors.

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On World Neuroendocrine Tumor Awareness Day, Mitchell Berger shares his own experience with this rare type of cancer and examines what the media got wrong in reporting on Steve Jobs' death.

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Diet of fruits and vegetables is ultimately cheaper, but Bostonians are hooked on fast, convenient food

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