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Wilmington has long been "an industrial dumping ground" that has left residents grappling with poor health and violent streets.
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A new community survey exposes widespread cancer, asthma, anxiety, and depression in Wilmington, California.
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Deaths spiked in Wilmington during the pandemic — but a reporter finds it wasn't because of COVID as much as pollution-driven illnesses.
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Wilmington, California, has experienced hundreds more deaths than it does on average. Power, pollution, and poverty all play a role.
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Recientemente, Willmington, California ha perdido más vidas de lo usual. El poder, la contaminación ambiental, y las dinámicas socioeconómicas tienen la culpa.
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Many higher-priced properties offer smoke-free apartments, now, that amenity is available to some public housing residents.

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I’m an education writer. My job at the Oakland Tribune is, mostly, to report on the local public school systems and the people in them. But the context in which children live -- and in the case of this project, breathe -- often comes into my reporting, too. It has to. Asthma is one of those realities.

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When eighth-grader Courtney White goes on sleepovers, she totes the blanket that a funeral home gave her to commemorate her big brother, who was shot to death.

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Broadcast, print and online media professionals are wanted to cover health beats and manage health-related programs nationwide this week.

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Environmental justice is an old mandate getting a new life under Lisa Jackson, the first African-American head of the Environmental Protection Agency.

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