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Many Hispanics are being left in the dark about long Covid. This is what some patients have learned through self-advocacy. .
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For those who survived the trauma of the Khmer Rouge genocide, mental health treatment remains a dire need. A program in Oakland is succeeding in reaching Cambodians at risk in this refugee community.
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From PTSD to traumatic brain injuries, two experts on domestic violence trauma brief reporters on what we know from the science — and still don't.
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“I never imagined that in one day, my whole caseload would have such severe trauma due to a natural disaster,” a school clinical social worker said.
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In the midst of my reporting on the health effects of bad air quality downwind of an off-road park along the California coast, our newsroom was confronted with another pressing public health tragedy.
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While maternal depression has been widely covered in recent years, we don't often talk about the emotional trauma and devastation mothers can face from a difficult labor and delivery.
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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 story was produced as part of 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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What began as a murder of a black man in a Midwestern town in 1959 spiraled into a pattern of racial violence and trauma visited on one family over successive generations.
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Folks in underserved New Jersey face adversities that few in America ever even have to think about. How can the state turn the corner in addressing epidemic levels of trauma?

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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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