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Why don't some addiction treatment centers in California offer medication-assisted treatment or MAT?
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“The best policy we can pursue is try to reduce access to firearms among people who are suicidal," one researcher says.
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This article was produced as a project for the 2017 California Data Fellowship, a program of the USC Center for Health Journalism. 
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A family with a young child in Los Angeles found dangerous levels of lead in their rental. But they haven't been able to find another home in the region's extremely tight housing market.
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In 2017, Mendocino County voters voted for a special sales tax to improve mental health services. Is it making a difference yet?
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The stories are horrendous: babies born in hospital lobbies, doctors needlessly amputating limbs, and dying patients diverted from emergency rooms.
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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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This project received support from the Center for Health Journalism's California Fellowship and its Fund for Journalism on Child Well-being....
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KPCC’s Priska Neely reports on one of the reasons it has been so hard to bring down the black infant mortality rate: systemic racism is at the heart of the issue.
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This project received support from the Center for Health Journalism's California Fellowship and its Fund for Journalism on Child Well-being. Other stories in the series include:   Black babies die at twice the rate of white babies. My family is part of this statistic   America's black babies are pay

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