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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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The latest in a series investigating the challenges and systemic gaps that cause parents to abandon their children to state custody in Georgia.
Healthcare Network employees vaccinate farmworkers at the Florida Department of Health
This story was produced by Janine Zeitlin, a participant in the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism's 2020 Data Fellowship.
Nearly 300 people rallied at the corner of Mooney Boulevard and Caldwell Avenue urging Gov. Gavin Newsom to reopen the state.
The novel coronavirus has infiltrated two more nursing homes in Tulare County, propelling the county's largest single-day increase in COVID-19 cases to date.
Teen treatment registry.
The Office of Licensing is crafting new rules after legislators passed a bill that brings more state oversight for the first time in 15 years.
Empty crosswalks and sidewalks are the new norm in Downtown Visalia on Monday, March 30, 2020.
Forty people have died as a result of COVID-19 in Tulare County, health officials confirmed Thursday.
Vietnam Veteran Jerry Hogan, who served in B Troop, 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division from 1969-1971.
This story was produced by Joshua Yeager for the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism’s 2020 California Fellowship. 
Clinicians care for Covid-19 patients in a makeshift ICU at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center on January 21, 2021 in Torrance, Californ
Of 26 health systems surveyed by MedCity News, nearly half used automated tools to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic, but none of them were regulated. Even as some hospitals continued using these algorithms, experts cautioned against their use in high-stakes decisions.
Vietnam veteran Jerry Hogan marches in the Porterville Veterans Day Parade in 2007.
A novel coronavirus outbreak in a rural Tulare County nursing home continues to worsen, leaving some families to wonder if their loved ones are getting the therapies they need to survive.
Redwood Springs Healthcare Center in northeast Visalia has the worst COVID-19 outbreak among nursing home residents in the state
This story was produced by Joshua Yeager for the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism’s 2020 California Fellowship. 
(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Thousands of children are sent away to Utah for treatment at “troubled-teen” centers and wilderness programs. But it has been hard to identify what places have a good track record and which ones don’t.



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