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October 21, 2016 | 0 comments
Award-winning, national health, science and innovation radionshow, The Pulse, is seeking a new Reporter/Producer.
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October 20, 2016 | 0 comments
A new analysis of national data reveals for the first time just a slew of disparities between the mental and physical health of children placed in foster care and otherwise similar kids.
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October 20, 2016 | 0 comments
The use of air ambulances is on the rise and so are the sky-high surprise bills that often follow. So far states have been stymied in their efforts to regulate the industry. It's a story worth... more
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October 18, 2016 | 0 comments
This week, we caught up with Lisa Aliferis, senior communications officer for California Health Care Foundation’s High Value Care Team, and former health editor of KQED’s State of Health. Here are... more
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October 17, 2016 | 1 comments
Legislation recently signed into law in California requires doctors to check a state database before prescribing narcotics. A key advocate behind the effort says increasing media attention was... more
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October 14, 2016 | 0 comments
How will the presidential candidates work to improve children's health? Trump touts Medicaid block grants and higher rates, while Clinton vows to push forward the Medicaid expansion and boost... more
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October 14, 2016 | 0 comments
Apply for the 2017 California Fellowship taking place in Los Angeles on March 5-9, 2017.
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October 13, 2016 | 3 comments
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are merely the latest in a long line of American politicians who have cast aspersions on the Canadian health care system. Here's what they don't get.
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October 11, 2016 | 0 comments
This week, we caught up with Dan Gorenstein, senior reporter for Marketplace’s Health Desk. Here are his top morning health news reads.
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October 11, 2016 | 0 comments
In Los Angeles, reporter Peiwen Jing finds that the public health system could be doing far more to reach out to Chinese immigrants about health care coverage and access to care.
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October 07, 2016 | 0 comments
A program that creates market incentives to encourage drug makers to target rare pediatric diseases seemed like good policy at first. But evidence of the program's effectiveness is missing.
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October 07, 2016 | 0 comments
Applications are now openfor the Center for Health Journalism 2017 California Fellowship, plus health editor jobs available.
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October 06, 2016 | 0 comments
What's known as the "public option" has been given a fresh push by Clinton's campaign and the Democratic Party this year. But while the Obamacare problems it seeks to address are real, it's an... more
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October 05, 2016 | 0 comments
Football fan culture is changing, writes contributing editor William Heisel, as the consequences of repeated hard collisions become common knowledge. "Knock his block off!" the old refrain went. Or... more
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October 04, 2016 | 0 comments
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.



Soaring out-of-pocket costs, rising premiums, and shaky insurance exchanges raise urgent questions this election season. What policies might address these problems, and how do the presidential candidates’ health plans differ? This webinar will give an overview of each candidates’ policy prescriptions and provide reporters with crucial context for covering one of the election’s most important but overlooked issues.

The 2017 California Fellowship, for California-based journalists only, will be held March 5-9, 2017 in Los Angeles. This Fellowship will focus on vulnerable populations and access to care and health care reform and innovation. We also take an in-depth look at how community conditions influence individuals' prospects for health. Each Fellow receives a $1,000 stipend to assist with the costs of reporting an ambitious Fellowship project on a California health issue, as well as six months of mentoring by a Senior Fellow. Deadline to apply is Dec. 1.  For more information, go here.


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