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As part of the Center for Health Journalism Fellowship, journalists work with a senior fellow to develop a special project. Recent projects have examined health disparities by ZIP code in the San Francisco Bay Area, anxiety disorders and depression in the Hispanic immigrant community in Washington state, and the importance of foreign-born doctors to health care in rural communities.

Kayleigh with her mother
11Alive started the research by talking with several parents that made the decision to abandon their child or are struggling with the question.
Strongman via Vice
As a teenager, VICE journalist Adreanna Rodriguez was given a choice that would alter the course of her life. Later, she started to wonder if she made the right decision.
Norma Caldon, left, and Inocente Ordoñez, right, wash their hands before getting on a bus to work in Immokalee on Friday, April
The death toll and the state’s inadequate and lagging response to the health needs of farmworkers throughout the pandemic reflect a public health failure, farmworker advocates say.
Santa Barbara County’s mobile COVID-19 testing unit was parked at Santa Barbara’s East Beach on Friday.
As coronavirus challenges mounted last year, officials scrambled to move resources around where needs were greatest.
Havenwood Academy, a youth treatment center on the outskirts of Cedar City, was investigated for zip tying a girl's wrists
Havenwood Academy faced no sanctions for the incident, despite multiple investigations.
The Southern Poverty Law Center is the latest organization to call out the Baker Act’s use on children
The Southern Poverty Law Center is the latest organization to call out the Baker Act’s use on children. The organization's Bacardi Jackson discusses the findings.
Paris Hilton bumps elbows with Sen. Michael McKell, R-Spanish Fork, after a vote on SB127
Gov. Spencer Cox on Monday signed a bill that will put more regulations in place at youth residential treatment centers.
Kizzy Jones, a co-founder of Memphis Community Against the Pipeline (MCAP), hold signs outside the National Civil Rights Museum
On one side of the Byhalia pipeline battle: Fossil fuel companies' clout. Squaring off against Big Oil: Black families fighting to protect their health, homes, loved ones and land.
Lindsey Holden Holds Virtual Panel Discussion About Rental Housing In San Luis Obispo County.
San Luis Obispo County tenants are facing a “housing crisis point” as they struggle to find safe, affordable rentals and hold onto their homes amid the COVID-19 pandemic — and local advocates, attorneys and elected representatives are trying to find ways to help.
Overall, 95% of Colorado students were immunized against measles, but clusters of vulnerability persist across the state.
Does childhood immunization data show us which communities will shun the covid vaccines?

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