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Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 4:00am

Experts across Florida consider guns among the top public health issues for children. The state legislature has taken action on other public health issues, such as mandating motorcycle helmets. So where are lawmakers on child gun deaths?

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Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 4:00am

Journalists can and should hold local hospitals accountable for matching a stated commitment to transparency with concrete actions. It's a difficult job, but here are some ways reporters can get started.

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Monday, July 4, 2016 - 4:00am

A recent survey of students in Buffalo revealed that roughly one in three had seen someone shot, stabbed or assaulted in their neighborhood. The crisis is all the more harrowing given what we're learning about childhood trauma's life-long effects on health and well-being.

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Friday, July 1, 2016 - 4:00am

Young people are suffering from mental health problems in unprecedented numbers — it's a problem that deserves a dedicated, thorough and sensitive investigation, says journalist Gisela Telis.

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Friday, July 1, 2016 - 4:00am

Despite problems with two medical boards, convictions of filing a false tax return and insurance fraud, Dr. Tomas Ballesteros Rios still has his California medical license. Meanwhile, the state's medical board has sent mixed messages.

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Friday, July 1, 2016 - 4:00am

A new data-rich almanac on maternity care in California highlights persistent racial disparities in prenatal care and maternal mortality rates.

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Friday, July 1, 2016 - 12:00am

New positions are available at VICE Health, The Bemidji Pioneer and Kaiser Health News. Also, applications are being accepted for the Journalists in Aging Fellows Program offered by the Gerontological Society of America and New America Media.

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July 01, 2016 | 0 comments
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 4:00am

Leading health policy experts zeroed in on problems with the “pay for performance” health care model in our webinar this week. Here's why they say the program needs to "hit the refresh button," and how reporters can cover it.

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June 30, 2016 | 1 comments
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 4:00am

Infant mortality may be one of the most cold, impersonal terms out there, especially when what we're talking about is dying babies....

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Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 4:00am

Medicare wants to lower payments to doctors who prescribe more expensive drugs and give higher reimbursements to those who use more affordable ones. But the industry pushback has been fierce.

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June 30, 2016 | 3 comments
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 11:48am

As I step into my new role as community editor for the Center for Health Journalism Digital, I wanted to introduce myself, and share a bit about my background and vision.

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June 29, 2016 | 0 comments
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 4:00am

The court's tie decision last week on Obama's immigration orders will have a profound impact on the Latino community, which has always had the highest numbers of uninsured, writes opinion columnist Henrik Rehbinder.

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 4:00am

The Center for Health Journalism will soon welcome 23 talented reporters from across the nation for our 2016 National Fellowship. Here's a look at this year's focus and the reporters who will be joining us.

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June 28, 2016 | 0 comments
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 4:00am

Despite the need, undocumented Latinos typically face major barriers in accessing mental health care. A reporter asks, What approaches are showing the most promise in reaching this community?

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Monday, June 27, 2016 - 4:00am

America’s opioid epidemic has exploded in recent years. But the community of Española in northern New Mexico has long had one of the highest rate of opioid overdoses in the country.

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We're looking for journalists who think big and want to gain new insights into the effects on vulnerable children  and their families of poverty, trauma and toxic stress. The all-expenses-paid 2017 National Fellowship, which provides five days of intensive workshops, field trips and discussions, along with $2,000-$12,000 grants for reporting and community engagement and six months of mentoring. Click here for details. Deadline: March 24.

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