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This series was produced as part of the University of Southern California Center for Health Journalism  Fellowship with a grant from the Fund for Journalism on Child Well-Being.
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While personal belief exemptions from vaccines were banned in California, the state saw a subsequent rise in medical exemptions. The law's language is partly to blame, a new study says.
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With an early-learning advocate now headed for the governor's office, the state's First 5 commissions say it's time to link pre-K and K-12 data to boost student success.
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A recent study finds preemies had 1.6 times the risk of being readmitted to the hospital within their first year for injuries from physical abuse and neglect.
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An undercount of kids in the 2020 census would have big implications for the safety net programs millions of children rely on.
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Bethany Barnes of The Oregonian and Erin Schumaker of Huffington Post on how they tackled ambitious series about the impact of gentrification on health and children.
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A psychiatrist who has studied migrant and refugee children around the world points to one powerful protective factor against tremendous adversity — social connections.
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According to one recent report, Alabama ranks highest when in scores for American Indian children, while Maine is tops for Latinos. What’s going on here?
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A new study will be the first to examine if extra cash for poor mothers may lead to better outcomes for kids.
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The Magnolia Place Community Initiative brings together more than 70 county, city and community services and organizations to make children's lives better.

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