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A member of housecleaning services disinfects her hands after cleaning a room in a COVID-19 unit at a Seattle hospital last year
“I started out as a proselytizer. But I saw how my conversations hinged on my power as a white woman, a doctor and an employer.”
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An expert panel discusses the ongoing wave of attacks, as well as how the media can cover these issues with sensitivity and nuance.
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Mendocino County conducted their first COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Covelo,
The Mendocino County Public Health Department held its first COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Round Valley High School in Covelo last week with more planned throughout the spring.
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Floyd Kimball and his 4-year-old son Steve in Wallace, Idaho.
At the Bunker Hill Superfund site in northern Idaho, a reporter meets the family of a 4-year-old so severely poisoned by lead, he still couldn’t speak.
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  A corner of the Multi-Sensory De-escalation Room
Since it first opened to youth in November 2016, the de-escalation room in the Sacramento County Youth Detention Facility has been a refuge for kids feeling overwhelming anger, grief, sadness, and anxiety, who are either referred by staff or can request a visit.
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Multi-Specialty Transitions Department for Kaiser Permanente in Oakland.
“My daughter wakes up every morning wondering why she has been subjected to this cosmic joke that put her in the wrong body.” Now states are moving to ban care for kids like her.
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Politico is looking for a health technology reporter. HBO is seeking a manager of health and wellness.
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Pandemic leaves unrecognized tribes behind, Johnson & Johnson vaccine is back, child care crisis hurts women, communities of color, and vaccine supply starts to overtake demand in the U.S.
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A group paints a mural denouncing anti-Asian hate in Atlanta, Georgia, after a shooting there left eight dead, including six wo
Experts and advocates working to combat domestic violence share insights in hopes of spurring smarter coverage.
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Investigative reporters Marisa Kwiatkowski and Melissa Jeltsen share guidance.
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Man receives vaccine
How will vaccines be distributed to homebound people? Journalists say it's been hard to find clear answers from officials.
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