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This article was produced as a project for the Dennis A. Hunt Fund for Health Journalism, a program of the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism. 
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In states such as New Mexico, many kids are put into treatment foster care who should never be there. The programs, run by private companies, vary widely in quality and safety from state to state.
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Syringe exchanges and overdose kits aren’t always reaching poor and rural Californians, but advocates of the harm reducation approach are trying to make that happen.
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Traumatized children often have difficulties with anger management, impulse control and the processing and retention of information.
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This article was produced as a project for the Dennis A. Hunt Fund for Health Journalism, a program of the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism.
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For the young boys on the New Orleans' Davis Park football team, it’s not a matter of if they’ve been exposed to violence — it’s how often.
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Since the Great Recession, Arizona has cut programs that help poor families and spent more money on foster care and adoption services. The results have been tragic.
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Twenty-eight former Panthers players were killed in a 14-year span in New Orleans. Former coach Jerome Temple is trying to halt the deaths.
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A Los Angeles County Fire Department pilot project is testing out a a mobile integrated health care unit. The goal is to see if a “healthcare on wheels” model can help alleviate crowded emergency departments

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