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A bill that would increase workplace protections for domestic workers is now before California's governor.
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 Caleb La Chance, 18, sits on the steps of the RV he lives in for a portrait on Tuesd
In Utah, a lucrative for-profit industry thrives with minimal regulation from state officials.
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Are our identities and backgrounds liabilities or strengths in journalism? A reporter shares her takeaways from interviewing immigration advocates.
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When touching the twins, Colton and Alysia apply steady pressure so they don’t overwhelm the infants with the sensation.
Pregnant women afflicted with COVID-19 face potentially terrifying ordeals, especially when the pregnancy is already high-risk.
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Ed Harbur, Dave Gonzalez and Gustavo “Sky” Gonzalez with the Gonzalez’s mother, Evangelina. Evangelina became infected with COVI
Many factors can contribute to how severely the virus strikes a home, including its location and size. But having enough staff is vital, especially during a pandemic, experts say. New research backs that up.
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Delia Terrazas y su hijo José Antonio, seriamente impactado por la contaminación de plomo de la planta de baterías Exide Technol
This story was produced by Rubén Tapia with support from USC Center for Health Journalism's 2020 Impact Fund. His reporting looks at how delays in the cleanup of neighborhoods contaminated by emissions from the now-shuttered Exide battery recycling plant in LA is affecting the health of residents.
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Through my reporting and listening to young sexually active LGBTQ people, I learned there would still be big hurdles to obtaining preventive medication at a pharmacy.
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Annual hospital financial reports highlight one big-picture health care trend across California: Hospitals are making increasingly higher profits on commercially insured patients, while they’re suffering steeper losses on Medicare patients.  
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Cindy Sicheang Phou of the Cambodian Family Community Center leads a breast health education workshop, funded by Susan G. Komen,
In the U.S., Cambodians and Vietnamese continue to struggle with access to culturally sensitive health care.
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"How is it supposed to work?" Answer that question and you're better prepared to spot when things go wrong.
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Tucked into truck stops with names like Jay Bros and Antelope Truck Stop Pronghorn, the ubiquitous dhaba serves the needs of the increasing numbers of Punjabi truckers across the U.S.
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