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“COVID has exposed the result of decades of underfunding and inaction,” says Dr. Mary Owen of the Center of American Indian and Minority Health.
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The Journal Sentinel's James Causey draws on his deep reporting journeys in his native 53206 ZIP to distill seven essential reporting tips.
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Over the past decade, study after study has shown that thousands of people who live within certain areas of Louisville don't have adequate access to food.
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“This is just such a powerful but elegantly simple intervention,” said the lead researcher behind a recent study that used parent mentors to enroll families in Medicaid and CHIP coverage.
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Southern California's Inland Empire is growing, and there aren’t enough doctors to meet the demand. Can a new raft of programs at local universities help?
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The newly announced Center for Health Journalism Impact Fund will provide reporting grants of up to $10,000 news outlets, news collaboratives or individual reporters to undertake investigative or explanatory health reporting projects in California.
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Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), community clinics have played an important role providing care for newly insured Americans. Funding for programs that enable community clinics to meet patient's needs will expire on September 30th, if Congress doesn’t act.
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Even if the county ever gets a medical school, it is a long-term goal years away and many low-income patients need solutions now.
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Protesters carrying swastikas and shouting words of hate are disturbing. But the construction of a community that puts people at increased risk for poorer health and a shorter life expectancy is equally troubling and must be addressed.
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This reporting was undertaken as part of a project with the USC Center for Health Journalism’s California Fellowship. ...

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