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The long held belief that we should not be allowed to buy or sell pieces of our own bodies is changing. What does that mean for the future of organ donation?

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Gainesville is quickly growing into the medical hub of Florida. Check out this week’s featured opportunity to report from an area with three hospitals and several biotech operations.

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Interested in covering veterans' issues? Poynter News University has a webinar for you. Also, take a look at this week's handful of opportunities in web reporting and editing.

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Those with experience writing for a health professionals might be interested in this week's featured opportunity. Also, check out the Awards section for more deadlines this weekend; there's still time to get your entries in.

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There are still a few days left to apply for this year's National Health Journalism Fellowship, Hunt Fund Grant and Packard Foundation Grant, and check out our health media job listings!

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Tips for following the money trail of vaccine exemption legislation in your state.

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Last August, Kanawha County school cooks were abruptly ordered to quit serving prepackaged food and cook instead, from scratch, with fresh ingredients, five days a week. With fewer students eating, Kanawha County's food program is projected to make about $350,000 less than it did the previous year.

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This week, check out a handful of print openings at publications of various health disciplines. Also, keep an eye on upcoming deadlines for our 2012 fellowships and grants — these opportunities are not to be missed.

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Hospitals across the country are using near-total discretion in the way they disclose infections that occur as a result of surgeries, cause over 8,000 deaths annually in the U.S., and cost an additional $10 billion per year to the healthcare system, a new study underscoring the need for public reporting standards has found.

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Deadlines are fast approaching for this year's National Health Journalism Fellowship, Dennis A. Hunt Fund for Health Journalism Grant and the inaugural Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Journalism Fund Grant. Don't miss out on these opportunities.

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The nation’s overdose epidemic has entered a devastating new phase. Drugs laced with fentanyl and even more poisonous synthetics have flooded the streets, as the crisis spreads well beyond the rural, largely white communities that initially drew attention. The death rate is escalating twice as fast among Black people than among white people. This webinar will give journalists deep insights, fresh story ideas and practical tips for covering an epidemic that killed more than 107,000 people in the U.S. last year. Sign-up here!

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