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Friday, July 29, 2016 - 4:00am
This week's roundup includes listings for new positions at outlets such as WebMD and Prevention Magazine.
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July 29, 2016 | 0 comments
Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 4:00am
Zika has become the biggest health story of the summer, and the volume of coverage reflects that. But some of the most interesting reporting has started to focus on the longer-term effects of the virus on children.
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July 28, 2016 | 0 comments
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 4:00am
A first-of-its-kind CDC report on arthritis gained hardly any notice in the media recently. Given the prevalence of the disease in the U.S., why aren’t health reporters devoting more coverage to this issue?
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July 26, 2016 | 0 comments
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 4:00am
ProPublica's Terry Parris Jr. and Dr. Lindsay Green-Barber of the Center for Investigative Reporting recently shared their strategies for incorporating community engagement into the reporting process.
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July 25, 2016 | 0 comments
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 4:00am
Resilience is a popular buzzword in health circles these days. But as two speakers with extensive experience on the issue told journalists this week, it's a far more complex issue than media accounts commonly suggest.
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July 25, 2016 | 1 comments
Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 1:48am
A recent study found that more than one free meal increased the likelihood of doctors prescribing the drug of the meal provider
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July 23, 2016 | 0 comments
Friday, July 22, 2016 - 12:00am
Work for one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies and apply to be a Producer at NBC Universal.
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July 22, 2016 | 0 comments
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 4:00am
Looking through health statistics for the United States, there’s an area that almost always shows up in red: Alabama’s Black Belt. A stretch of fertile lands across the southern half of the state, it was one of the most brutal and wealthy parts of the country during the slavery era....
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July 20, 2016 | 0 comments
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 4:00am
Residents living near the now-shuttered Exide battery recycling center in east Los Angeles fought hard to close the lead-emitting plant. But their struggles continue, as they now turn to a cleanup effort of daunting proportions.
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July 20, 2016 | 0 comments
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 4:00am
In the wake of studies finding big differences in language ability between rich and poor kids by the age of 18 months, a leading researcher outlines the latest thinking on how to bridge the class-based "word gap."
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Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 4:00am
The little girl just wasn’t herself. Her mom, Jacqueline Thomas, knew something was seriously wrong....
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July 19, 2016 | 0 comments
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 4:00am
Despite decades of effort and millions in taxpayer money, Cleveland’s kids continue to have some of the highest rates of lead poisoning in the country. Bad housing and urban blight only compound their stress and suffering.
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July 19, 2016 | 1 comments
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 4:00am
In Florida's youth corrections system, the cycle has been long and predictable: A teen dies a preventable death. Juvenile justice administrators announce reforms and promise change. Repeat.
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July 19, 2016 | 0 comments
Monday, July 18, 2016 - 4:00am
It’s an ongoing debate that has been given special urgency in light of recent attention to police killings of black men. When does the need to inform cross over to sensationalism?
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July 18, 2016 | 1 comments
Sunday, July 17, 2016 - 4:00am
One parent referred to Georgia's 46-year-old system for segregating children diagnosed with emotional and behavioral disabilities as “a warehouse for kids the school system doesn't want or know how to deal with.”
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July 17, 2016 | 0 comments

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