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The 1918 influenza epidemic is still remembered keenly in parts of rural Alaska.
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Home designs imported to the Arctic from elsewhere are contributing to health problems that disproportionately affect Alaska Natives.
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Faced with daunting gaps in water and sewer systems, some Alaska Native communities are thinking small.
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Many residents of rural Alaska suffer higher rates of illnesses because they lack basic infrastructure.
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“It definitely has an impact on your psyche,” one resident said of the lack of food options.
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The trade in human body parts in still rife with problems, 17 years after the Orange County Register detailed the horrors in "The Body Brokers" series. A new Reuters investigation provides a gruesome update.
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Sure, data from that bold new health study sounds amazing. But keep these five tips in mind before writing about it and you'll steer clear of some major reporting sinkholes.

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Many of the diseases ravaging most parts of Africa are preventable, but a lack of resources and the right expertise have perpetuated the problem.

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Pennsylvania has seen an increasing number of refugees settling in the state. I will report on efforts to deal with health issues in this community, including the high rates of depression and post-traumatic stress disorder.

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The makers of popular drugs like Advair, Cymbalta, Viagra and Zoloft have physicians, psychiatrists, and medical school faculty members across California on their payrolls. Does this influence prescribing patterns?

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