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Veteran health care business reporter Chad Terhune of KHN shares essential tips for delving into the finances of health care companies.
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Jim Neff of the Philadelphia Inquirer shares his views this week on what separates all-star investigative reporters from the rest of the pack.
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We're welcoming 16 talented journalists from around the nation to Los Angeles this week for the Center for Health Journalism’s 2018 Data Fellowship.
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While the Associated Press started advising reporters to avoid the word “commit” when covering suicide several years ago, many journalists and the public have yet to embrace the shift in language.
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A few things journalists should keep in mind while covering issues related to disability, which often don't get enough press.
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A recent CNN story about an insurer denying coverage for proton beam therapy is a classic case of the media hyping an unproven, costly treatment.
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In the Northern California city of Santa Rosa, two radio stations are teaming up to cover the story of a low-income neighorhood's annexation in an unconventional way.
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Have you thought about using data and public records to investigate medical marijuana in your state? Here are some great places to start.
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The Miami Herald's Daniel Chang and Politico's Victoria Colliver share their routines, sourcing strategies and other tips for covering the fast-moving health policy beat.
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An investigation into a Sacramento gun range ultimately spurred new legislation to better protect workers from lead poisoning.

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More than 100 anti-transgender rights bills were introduced in state legislatures this year. Many focus on children and teens. Join us for our next Health Matters webinar, where we'll explore the health and well-being of transgender youth as states such as Arkansas and Tennessee seek to limit their rights. Our expert panel will share the latest research, seed story ideas and offer reporting advice. Sign-up here!

Are you passionate about helping journalists understand and illuminate the social factors that contribute to health and health disparities at a time when COVID-19 has highlighted the costs of such inequities? Looking to play a big role in shaping journalism today in the United States?  Apply now for one of our positions. 

The best journalism these days wraps compelling narratives around scrupulous data analysis. Apply now for our 2021 Data Fellowship to learn the skills necessary to use big data to inform your reporting on health and social welfare issues. Learn more in this webinar on Aug. 3.

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