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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.

Where we live can determine how long we live

Robert Joiner examines health-care disparities that persist in the St. Louis area, despite the fact that the region is blessed with some of the finest medical facilities in the world.

George Sampson explores the leading causes of death in Santa Clara Valley. This multipart radio series examines issues including heart attack, cancer and stroke.

Click to view Part 2: Cancer, Silicon Valley's leading killer

Click to view Part 3: Stroke warning signs

Christina Hernandez reports on new technologies adopted by Camden hospitals in order to streamline medical records and reduce inefficiencies.

Beating birth defects with folic acid

This story takes a closer look at why Latinos have higher rates of birth defects of the brain and spine and what's being done about it. It is the first of three fellowship stories about health disparities in Utah by race/ethnicity and geography.

Korean American volunteers fill void in cancer patient care in San Jose


Cancer screenings hard sell for Korean Americans
A race against time
A group of protesters called the Grady to continue dialysis treatments for 33 patients who will remain without service on Tuesday, August 31st.
They were running out of time
Concern refills the lives of more than thirty dialysis patients in Atlanta. They are reaching the date will no longer receive the treatment that keeps them alive. On 31 August contract expires on Grady Hospital signed with Fresenius private clinic for further treatment of these patients, mostly illegal immigrants.
Pray to survive
El domingo 28 de agosto expacientes de diálisis del Hospital Grady, junto con familiares y defensores de su situación, buscaron un momento de paz. Reunidos en la iglesia Oakhurst Presbyterian en Decatur, recordaron que son una familia y dejaron su futuro en manos de Dios ante la posibilidad de que en unos días no vuelvan a tener el servicio médico que les resulta vital.
Where is the support of the sick?
Throughout this year, in which the former Grady dialysis patients have been compromised treatment, several people have supported. However, there are allegations that the aid of the Hispanic community is almost nil.



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