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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.

Raymond Galloway, a cook who’s been jailed for having small amounts of drugs, supports the new law.
The change follows a Sun-Times/Better Government Association investigation last year that documented the impact of “dead end” drug arrests in which people are briefly locked up, only to see the charges soon dismissed.
While the market is crowded with companies claiming their products meaningfully improve health — especially for underserved groups — there is still no standard slate of metrics to evaluate them.
Table via Detroit Fress Press
Michigan educators have secluded and restrained students nearly 94,000 times over the past five school years, a Free Press investigation found.
The only times Veronica Olds, 30, has had health insurance across the last dozen years has been when she is pregnant. A mother o
Across the state, 16,000 adults are uninsured because they can’t afford private coverage, but their incomes disqualify them from Medicaid.
 If a majority of the state votes in support of Amendment D on Nov. 8, South Dakota will expand Medicaid by July 1 and an additi
A new state poll finds that supporters currently outweigh the opposition, but a large percentage have not made up their minds.
Artist Marti McKee at Shipyard Studios
A childhood in Soviet Ukraine, a toxic military site, the former Mount Avisadero— multitude of histories in work of 300 artists
Despite growing demand for mental health services for children, the mental health field has failed at recruiting enough professi
“Folks need to be served by people who look like them and who maybe had some of their life experiences," as one coalition leader put it.
Flatwater Free Press
Nebraska’s nitrate problem is growing worse. It’s likely harming our kids.
Bratika Green, Jordan Hughes, Debra Peterson, Jessica Griffin and Kanesha Head stand outside the Leflore County Courthouse in Gr
A judge has ordered an independent inspection of the Sunset Village apartments just outside Cleveland, Miss., to ensure no threat of gas or carbon monoxide poisoning remains after two people died there in August.
Lawmakers sought to restrict the use of seclusion and restraints on students in Michigan schools back in 2016. It was only supposed to be used for emergencies, they said.



The nation’s overdose epidemic has entered a devastating new phase. Drugs laced with fentanyl and even more poisonous synthetics have flooded the streets, as the crisis spreads well beyond the rural, largely white communities that initially drew attention. The death rate is escalating twice as fast among Black people than among white people. This webinar will give journalists deep insights, fresh story ideas and practical tips for covering an epidemic that killed more than 107,000 people in the U.S. last year. Sign-up here!


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