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This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Nikie Johnson, a participant in the USC Center for Health Journalism's 2018 Data Fellowship....
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This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Gary Walker, a participant in the USC Center for Health Journalism's California Fellowship....
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For many young women in rural Eastern Uganda, access to clean water is just one of many obstacles barring educational achievement and an escape from generational poverty

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Ask law enforcement officers what their most dangerous calls are and they will tell you domestic violence (DV) also called intimate partner violence (IPV) because of the extreme, unpredictable emotions. DV and IPV are often associated with drugs and alcohol and sparked by a perpetrator’s “abandonmen

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A Texas GOP plan to exclude 40 Planned Parenthood clinics from the state's Texas Woman’s Health Program has lead to fewer claims for birth control and wellness exams as well as lower overall enrollment numbers.

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Less than 24 hours before new abortion regulations were set to take effect in Texas, a U.S. District Court judge blocked the implementation of two provisions challenged by abortion providers, ruling that they could place an undue burden on women and are therefore unconstitutional.

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Health reporters aren’t accustomed to having positive news to report on the childhood obesity front, but the recent CDC report has both good and bad news.

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Health editor jobs at Women's Health Magazine, Time Warner Cable and more!

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Are you interested in writing about medical education, research and clinical care? Or are you a student looking for a paid summer internship? We've got options for you.

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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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