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These researchers admit Medicaid is far from a perfect program. But they still maintain the benefits of expansion outweigh the downside of leaving people uninsured.

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These are nerve-wracking times for directors of California’s public hospitals and clinics. With the Affordable Care Act’s expansion of Medicaid set to go into effect in early 2014, safety-net facilities could potentially find themselves losing a considerable share of their patients and revenue.

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Barack Obama's reelection means that health reform will remain a critical part of the health care beat. A veteran health journalist offers some tips for your coverage going forward.

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At a South Los Angeles community clinic, the grand expectations of Washington policymakers meet the sobering realities of treating patients who often have poor health habits, limited resources and complex illnesses.

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Sixty-seven percent of Hispanic women and seventy-five percent of Latino men in Chicago who work full time, were uninsured in 2009, according to the analysis of today. These figures were much lower than that recorded full-time workers whites, blacks and Asians.

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The nurse wheeled my young friend Alexander’s gurney into the emergency room. As she walked away from him, she shot out a parting remark: “This is how you lose a leg – or your life.”

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What Americans should know about the immediate aftermath of the Supreme Court decision on health reform.

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With expert help, we're digging deeper into Mitt Romney's specifics on how he would reform health care.

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A small business lobbyist explains how her group's campaign to kill a new "health insurance tax" relies on journalists: "We’re pitching things and hope people run it. We’re not paying for ads."



U.S. children and teens have struggled with increasing rates of depression, anxiety and suicidal behavior for much of the past decade. Join us as we explore the systemic causes and policy failures that have accelerated the crisis and its inequitable impact, as well as promising community-driven approaches and evidence-based practices. The webinar will provide fresh ideas for reporting on the mental health of youth and investigating the systems and services. Sign-up here!

The USC Center for Health Journalism at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism is seeking two Engagement Editors and a social media consultant to join its team. Learn more about the positions and apply.


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