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For residents of California's vast rural areas, where nine hospitals have closed in the past decade, a cancer diagnosis can be especially frightening. Here's why.
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“Perhaps the biggest deficit in our clients’ lives is a lack of two things – it’s a lack of community and it’s a lack of self-esteem,” says Rob Gitin, who works with vulnerable youth in San Francisco.
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A sizable percentage of California farmworkers are still struggling to get access to health services for themselves and their families.
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This article was produced as a project for the USC Center for Health Journalism’s California Fellowship. Other stories in the series include: Tobacco companies put up a fight against California's Prop 56 UCLA SAFE program to help low income residents avoid second hand smoke Climbing Fences: Obstacle
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While California's Medicaid expansion has helped provide first-time health insurance to residents throughout the Central San Joaquin Valley, patients living in rural communities still face tremendous obstacles to actually receiving care.
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A reporter explores what Obamacare has meant for the health of DACA recipients and their undocumented family members. For many such families, reform has result in a patchwork quilt of eligibility.
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The Federal Trade Commission and California Attorney General have spent more than three years examining the merger proposal to weigh antitrust concerns.
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Officials for a state campaign aimed at ending tobacco use among California’s children are supporting a tobacco tax increase initiative for the November ballot that will raise the price of cigarettes and vaping products but tobacco companies are fighting to stop it.
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A complaint filed with HHS’ Office of Civil Rights alleges that Medi-Cal’s 13 million beneficiaries do not have adequate health care. Seven million of them are Latinos.
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How one reporter "fell down a data rabbit hole" while investigating how many Medicaid patients were denied costly hep C drugs, and what she'll do differently next time.

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