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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.

(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.
Redwood Springs Healthcare Center on Tuesday, April 14, 2020.
This story was produced by Joshua Yeager for the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism’s 2020 California Fellowship.   
Kayleigh with her mother
11Alive started the research by talking with several parents that made the decision to abandon their child or are struggling with the question.
Paris Hilton, who has spoken out about the abuses she said she experienced at Provo Canyon School
Activists will now aim for federal legislation that will encourage more oversight.
Strongman via Vice
As a teenager, VICE journalist Adreanna Rodriguez was given a choice that would alter the course of her life. Later, she started to wonder if she made the right decision.
The Pearson family pose for a portrait near the family home in Memphis, Tenn., on Saturday, March 6, 2021.
With national attention on the proposed Byhalia pipeline mounting, a trio of Memphis environmental advocacy groups and the Southern Environmental Law Center filed a lawsuit Thursday against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Norma Caldon, left, and Inocente Ordoñez, right, wash their hands before getting on a bus to work in Immokalee on Friday, April
The death toll and the state’s inadequate and lagging response to the health needs of farmworkers throughout the pandemic reflect a public health failure, farmworker advocates say.
Aiyssa Rizzotto from VIPMD prepares Moderna vaccine for Bakersfield College's vaccination site
Vaccinating the masses is underway in California, but Kern County continues to lag behind almost all other counties in its vaccination rates, as it has since the start of the vaccine rollout more than two months ago.
Santa Barbara County’s mobile COVID-19 testing unit was parked at Santa Barbara’s East Beach on Friday.
As coronavirus challenges mounted last year, officials scrambled to move resources around where needs were greatest.
Havenwood Academy, a youth treatment center on the outskirts of Cedar City, was investigated for zip tying a girl's wrists
Havenwood Academy faced no sanctions for the incident, despite multiple investigations.



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