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Top of the Morning: Liza Gross Edition

Here we check in with prominent health journalists and experts to see what sites, newsletters and social media feeds they turn to first every morning. This week, we caught up with Liza Gross, freelance health journalist and senior editor of PLOS Biology. Here are her top morning reads.
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The seven leaders who are putting the focus on Sacramento’s black children

Between 2010 and 2015, African American children in Sacramento County died at far higher rates than those of people under age 18 from other racial groups. These seven leaders are working to change that.
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Accurate valley fever counts elude health officials

“Valley fever is almost certainly underreported, due to physicians and the public not being familiar with the disease,” said one infectious disease specialist. Reliable estimates of valley fever cases are still lacking.
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Chronic Pain: Global public health problem and priority

In 2011, when the U.S. Congress commissioned the Institute of Medicine Committee and opened a dialogue about the chronic pain problem, the conclusion was clear: it is undermanaged.
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Telling the stories of those seeking health care south of the border

For some Californians living near the border, Mexico offers the promise of reliable health care at a cheaper price. Here's how one journalist reported the story, and the lessons he learned along the way.
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Forward-thinking programs change our understanding of how to keep people healthy

New models in Britain and the U.S. take a larger view of the forces that shape people’s health. That’s because sometimes a patient needs an air conditioner more than a hospital bed.
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Q&A with Health Affairs’ Alan Weil: What reporters should watch for in Trump presidency

The editor-in-chief of Health Affairs shares his thoughts on what a Trump presidency will mean for health care, and how reporters can cover this huge, evolving story.


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