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Dennis A. Hunt Fund for Health Journalism

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To battle obesity, West Virginia Schools teachers are implementing 15 extra minutes of physical activity into each day.

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Experts have advised West Virginia to establish statewide diabetes management programs. Dannie Cunningham can testify that they work.

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Every year, for 12 years, Lincoln County school nurse Pam Dice sat down and telephoned parents of kids who had what she calls "dangerous numbers."

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West Virginia is among the top five states on just about every national chronic disease list. Journalist Kate Long investigates what's behind the state's poor showing.

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Finding and doing meaningful work can be challenging, but in 2012, let's try to focus on the joys of being a journalist.

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It’s not easy for journalists to undertake testing on humans, nor should it be. But there are stories and situations where it is definitely warranted. Veteran journalist Janet Wilson draws from her own reporting experience to offer tips for your own work.

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Journalist Kari Lydersen examines the environmental health impacts of a large oil refinery's expansion to process tar sands oil.

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We often hear that climate change will have a devastating impact on the world's poor in the future, and that may well be true. But a fraction of the resources spent fighting future climate change could go a long way in global public health efforts right now.

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About 70 percent of the state’s more than 50,000 Native Americans live in Multnomah County, home to Oregon’s largest city, Portland, and have rates of health problems from infant mortality to AIDS that far exceed the general population.

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A new reporting project will focus on community health challenges facing predominantly Latino communities in Chicago and the Midwest.

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