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Posted by wmacfadyen | Friday, 2011-04-29, 07:14
What a crazy story! Oh, the drama of health reporting!

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It all started with toxicology reports from the Santa Barbara County Coroner's Office.

Thanks to this year's California Endowment Health Journalism Fellowships, professional hyperlocal news outlets have added new insights and perspectives to their reporting on health issues.

Because of San Francisco’s pharmaceutical dropoff pilot program, residents can now dispose of their medicines — for free — at 16 pharmacies and five police stations in the city.