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When Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced his intention to ban the sale of sodas larger than 16 ounces at some establishments in New York City, it caused a huge kerfuffle. Among all of the craziness of the debate, I couldn’t help but wonder whether or not this kind of policy really makes a difference.

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President Johnson may not have intended to sign the Freedom of Information Act on Independence Day, but July 4th is a fitting birthday for FOIA.

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Today would have been easier if I did not give a damn. Easier if suffering was not real. Much easier, if I did not care. ...

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Innovative health reforms in Oregon, new recommendations on hormones for women, an intensive treatement for hypertension, the spread of Chagas disease and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Opportunities to blog, edit or research topics in health. Also, check out the "Medicine in the Media Course".

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Meaning as medicine, infant formula, Medicare fraud, osteoporosis and more from our Daily Briefing.

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A year after the Fukushima nuclear crisis, restaurant health ratings and salmonella outbreaks, hospital infection news and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Project Unbreakable is a powerful combination of social media, photography and storytelling. But Grace Brown calls it "art therapy" for those who need to heal.

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"Food deserts" — geographic areas that don’t have access to fresh, affordable, healthy food, such as fruits and vegetables — are often covered from an angle that reports simply on the fact that produce is lacking. But there are plenty of angles to take when tackling this tough subject. Here are just a few.

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Science and medicine blogger Orac weighs in on the new pandemic movie "Contagion," and alternative medicine bloggers in both movie and real life don't fare too well.

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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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