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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.

Nelson Pushes to Further Expand Women's Health Services

As Texas continues to rebuild its network of family planning providers, women’s health advocates believe Texas still has a long way to go in rebuilding the state’s family planning infrastructure.

Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on Tuesday not to intervene in Texas’ ongoing abortion litigation, Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers are working to secure access to the procedure for women across the state.

Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on Tuesday not to intervene in Texas’ ongoing abortion litigation, Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers are working to secure access to the procedure for women across the state....

Photo by: Michael Stravato

Abortion opponents are calling attention to the availability of abortion procedures across the state, hoping to prove new regulations haven't created an undue burden on women.

Photo by: Chris Wilkinson / Todd Wiseman

The closure of nine of 32 family planning clinics in the Rio Grande Valley — a result of the state Legislature's decision to cut family planning financing in 2011 — has compounded the struggles of low-income, Latina women trying to access reproductive health services.

Sherika Simms holds the last photo taken of her brother, Maurio Proctor, outside one of their childhood apartments in Jordan Downs. Sahra Sulaiman/LA Streetsblog
Death and All His Friends Cast Long Shadows When They Make Regular Appearances in the Public Space

The public space in parts of Los Angeles can be violent and uncertain, particularly for young men of color. Time once spent sitting on the porch socializing is now spent inside, isolated, staring at the door. As a retaliatory attack can come at any time, everyone has to be on guard.

The Texas Tribune's Becca Aaronson talks with Marni Evans and her fiancé, John Lockhart, whose abortion procedure in Austin was canceled, after a new Texas law went into effect.

A quarter of Texas abortion providers suspend services after the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals lifted an injunction by a federal district court that would have halted implementation of a state law requiring abortion doctors to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital.

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.

For two years, Alameda County officials and public health providers traveled to Cuba to study nationalized health care - a system that spends relatively little, but emphasizes primary and preventative care, and enjoys low infant mortality, long life expectancies and other strong health measures.

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