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It can be hard to find new, compelling ways of telling stories about well-known health issues. But as reporter Elizabeth Aguilera discovered in her series on type 2 diabetes, that shouldn’t stop you.
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Childhood trauma and adversity have been big buzz phrases in recent years. But are they really just proxy terms for poverty? How one journalist came to rethink her own assumptions in reporting on mental health.
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Rufino Jiménez is a legal U.S. resident who pays $17 a month for health insurance he receives through his employer. But he does not have time to go see a doctor — he doesn't even have time to stop and eat his lunch. His struggles are far from unique.
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What are the mental health effects of deadly encounters with police? Reporting out that difficult question led to a number of tough lessons along the way, as KVPR's Jeffrey Hess explains.
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Hospitals can be dangerous, uncomfortable places. As two recent pieces in high-profile medical journals detail, the "hospital-at-home" approach can offer a better alternative for many patients.
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Trump's election victory has spurred new fears of changes to Medicare. But the move to privatize Medicare has been underway for decades, with Medicare Advantage representing the movement's most recent guise.
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"As a data journalist, let me state my bias: I do not like scorecards," writes veteran data journalist Ron Campbell. "I’m greedy. I want all the data, and I want to analyze it myself." Here's how you can start doing the same.
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A number of startups and older companies are developing new apps and services that aim to make patient check-in and gathering medical histories faster and easier.
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For some Californians living near the border, Mexico offers the promise of reliable health care at a cheaper price. Here's how one journalist reported the story, and the lessons he learned along the way.
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In Los Angeles, reporter Peiwen Jing finds that the public health system could be doing far more to reach out to Chinese immigrants about health care coverage and access to care.

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