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Novel coronavirus testing has been a critical part of outbreak prevention efforts throughout Santa Barbara County.
County officials helped coordinate staffing resources and frequent testing for skilled nursing workers and residents.
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The Highways 41/180 interchange in Fresno appears nearly devoid of cars at around noon on Friday, March 27, 2020. Much of the ci
This report is part of a larger project led by Danielle Bergstrom and Maria Ortiz-Briones as part of the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism’s 2021 California Fellowship.
Norma Lazcano places potatoes in a bag at a food pick-up site at the Los Robles Ronald McNair Academy in East Palo Alto on May19
The pandemic challenged child nutrition leaders to rethink strategies for getting school meals to those in need.
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The Mississippi legislature has repeatedly blocked attempts to fix a quirk in state law has effectively halted the state’s citiz
Holdout states are turning to some surprising tactics to keep voter-led pushes for Medicaid expansion off the table.
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An action plan shared by the FDA earlier this year showed how the regulator is thinking about future regulations for AI and machine learning in healthcare. But the agency still has several big questions to address as it prepares to roll out new guidance.
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Santa Barbara resident Ashleigh Shue, daughter of Joseph Richard Sizoo II, with a family photograph taken
An investigation of Santa Barbara County COVID-19 outbreaks reveals the virus’ toll in long-term care homes.
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Attendees at an online panel discussion on Asian American gender-based violence in May.
A reporter finds people are hungry for spaces to talk about the mental health challenges confronting their communities.
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MedCity Pivot Podcast
It's important for clinicians to consider AI recommendations with a critical eye, the same as they would for any other test, said Dr. Erich Huang, Director of Duke Forge.
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After decades of inter-agency fighting and broken promises, leaders say it's time to look forward with renewed hope.
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om Nguyen, founder of L.A. Progressive Shooters, at the Route 66 Shooting Park in San Bernardino, CA. March 27, 2021.
This program was produced by Monica Lopez as part of a project of the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism Data Fellowship 
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California was about to embark on an assessment of every at-risk drinking water system in the state. Then, the pandemic hit.
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