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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.

Children in Peril: Mental health workers fight rising number of suicides in Arkansas. A young survivor joins the push and talks
Kids need help, frank talk, experts say.
An afternoon inside the trailer of Michelle Kirkland, her husband Brandon Hughes and their two children Vivianna, 9, and Brandon
This zip code has more poor households than anywhere else in Florida. The coronavirus outbreak has only made it worse.
San Diego County’s Health and Human Services Agency
Recently, state and county officials rolled out plans for mass COVID-19 testing in nursing homes. But there’s no roadmap for widespread testing in another senior care venue: assisted living facilities.
Shasta County Jail on June 12, 2020
John Adena's death in custody is one of 25 reported by the Shasta County Jail since 2006 — a number that one former California jail manager and expert witness described as “way too many, obviously.”
The 32304 Divide
Riley Principal April Knight knows the struggles kids growing up in 32304's public housing projects face to be healthy. She was one of them.
Illustration by UnitoneVector/iStock.
Domestic violence, the leading cause of homelessness among women and children, is increasing during the pandemic.
JESSICA GRIFFIN / FILE PHOTOGRAPH
The report comes six weeks before the reform school will attempt to win back its licenses and reopen
(Arkansas Democrat-Gazette)
Children in peril
Arkansas child gun-death rate among nation's 10 highest. Toddler Tacari Briggs was one of the youngest.
The Springs at Pacific Regent in La Jolla / Photo by Adriana Heldiz
The lawsuit, among the earliest of its kind in California, accuses The Springs at Pacific Regent and its owner of negligence in responding to the novel coronavirus.
(Courtesy photo)
Some were more well-known to the public than others but ‘they were all well-known to us and loved by us,’ said Bob Beitcher, president and CEO of the Motion Picture and Television Fund.

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