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HIV infection shuts down porn industry, free flu shots denied, saving patients money and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Troubled doctors escape sanctions in California, HIPAA irony alert, Walgreens to sell health insurance, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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Preschoolers' lunches and food safety, a slowdown in hospital building, men get breast cancer too, and more in our Daily Briefing.

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Why are state medical boards disciplining doctors by sending them to work in prisons? Why are some prison doctors with troubled histories kept away from patients - yet still collect their salaries? Learn how to report on these issues in your community.

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Journalism program manager for Facebook Vadim Lavrusik shared a health story told via status updates in a Facebook journalism event in downtown Los Angeles last night.

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Fast food and food stamps, cutbacks in worker safety programs, Jerry's Kids loses Jerry and more from our Daily Briefing.

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It was an eventful weekend in the news. Today's Daily Briefing will help you catch up on health in the debt deal, learn surprising facts about clinical trials abroad and violence in hospitals, and connect with tough-but-important stories about famine and homelessness.

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Ridiculously fattening foods, the perils of testing for Alzheimer's and the link between flying and patient safety, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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Health apps, birth control, hunger stikes and mental health in today's Daily Briefing.

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We start the week of Daily Briefings with a selection of health stories around the globe and a re-examination of yearly check-ups.

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“Racism in medicine is a national emergency.” That’s how journalist Nicholas St. Fleur characterized the crisis facing American health care this spring, as his team at STAT embarked on “Color Code,” an eight-episode series exploring medical mistrust in communities of color across the country. In this webinar, we’ll take inspiration from their work to discuss strategies and examples for telling stories about inequities, disparities and racism in health care systems. Sign-up here!

The USC Center for Health Journalism at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism is seeking two Engagement Editors to serve as thought leaders in one of the most innovative and rewarding arenas in journalism today – “engaged reporting” that puts the community at the center of the reporting process. Learn more about the positions and apply to join our team.

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