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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.

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"We live in a health care desert. There's no other way to say it," on Central Coast resident said. "We are basically beholden to two major health care companies."
-Window Rock, Ariz. (Photo: Jonathan Dineyazhe)
Why was the Navajo Nation overlooked in the face of the pandemic?
As conversations about defunding the police have sprung up across the U.S., some sexual assault survivors and advocates have joined the fray to call for changes to the system.
Natasha Josefowitz looks beyond her balcony at the White Sands Retirement Community in La Jolla
Except for end-of-life situations, visitors largely haven’t stepped foot in facilities in months, leading to calls for access and balance. Outdoor visits are allowed but many operators do not permit them.
Dominique Green at a Carmichael Park.
Two days before her 22nd birthday last fall, Dominique Green was at the Rocklin Police Department reporting a rape, still shaken from a violent incident with a former coworker the night before.
A street in downtown Sacramento during California's COVID-19 stay at home order.
CapRadio healthcare reporter Sammy Caiola discusses her reporting on the intersection of race, police violence and sexual assault.
FROM LEFT, HARM REDUCTION COALITION VOLUNTEERS KATE GARRETT, DENISE ELERICK AND DANI DRYSDALE.
Amid the pandemic, changes to the county’s needle exchange programs are on hold.
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Social and bureaucratic hurdles have caused unnecessary delays in obtaining what can be a lifesaving antiretroviral medication.
Janos Szilagyi, 39, right, waits across the street before the emergency overnight shelter run by the Coachella Valley Rescue M
A woman is seeking shelter from her spouse. A man is disabled. Another has been clean from addiction for 16 years. A mom who lost her job is there with her two kids.
Road Warrior
A look at the health challenges Punjabi drivers are facing in order to keep their driving licenses, and how they are navigating this during COVID-19.

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