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Friday, February 24, 2017 - 4:00am
Conservatives have long taken issue with Obamacare’s requirement that plans cover maternity care, and now they're in a position to do something about it.
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February 24, 2017 | 0 comments
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 3:00am
For the survivors of the San Bernardino terrorist attack, the battle to get the health care they need continues. And the county's broken workers' compensation system is only making matters worse.
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February 24, 2017 | 0 comments
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 12:00am
All applications for USC Annenberg National Health Journalism Fellowship are due by March 24. The fellowship this year will focus on the effects on vulnerable children and their families of poverty, trauma and toxic stress.
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February 24, 2017 | 0 comments
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 4:00am
In the age of fake news and alternative facts, party politics and the pursuit of media attention too often trump meaningful discussion and informed debate.
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February 23, 2017 | 0 comments
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 3:00am
Bay Area refineries are gearing up to receive and process a growing volume of tar sands and heavy crude oils. What does this mean for the health of residents in the region?
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February 23, 2017 | 0 comments
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 3:00am
How is gang violence damaging children? To help answer that question, a reporter for the Orange County Register is following a family in Santa Ana, Calif. that has been touched by gang violence.
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February 22, 2017 | 1 comments
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 3:00am
Can a revamped community hospital overcome a history of dysfunction and place residents of South Los Angeles on a path to better health and lower rates of chronic disease?
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February 21, 2017 | 0 comments
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 3:00am
Can games with prizes and incentives get kids moving more? Two programs in the U.S. and U.K. show early promise.
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February 17, 2017 | 0 comments
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 12:00am
Applications are now open for USC Annenberg's Center for Health Journalism all-expenses-paid 2017 National Fellowship in Los Angeles.
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February 17, 2017 | 0 comments
Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 3:00am
A former journalist and single mother of two fears that changes to the Affordable Care Act could eliminate the coverage her family depends on to manage their complex health needs.
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February 16, 2017 | 0 comments
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 3:00am
Whether it's Taco Bell’s Naked Chicken Chalupa or the Flamin' Hot Cheeto Bagel, media coverage of stunt foods “only normalizes extreme levels of salt and sugar in food and alters our taste buds to promote addiction,” argues Dr. Monya De.
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February 14, 2017 | 1 comments
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 12:34pm
The solution lies not in building more psychiatric facilities, but in providing effective treatment and supports in the least restrictive setting, says Dr. Fred Osher.
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February 13, 2017 | 0 comments
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 3:00am
Massachusetts started sending email warning alerts to drug prescribers in 2013. But while some measures of drug abuse dropped in the following years, it’s hard to give credit to the alerts.
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February 13, 2017 | 0 comments
Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 7:19am

Implementing electronic health records has been a goal of the U.S. government for years. Using information technology in health care has great potential but the whole process turned out to be very slow.

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February 12, 2017 | 0 comments
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 5:34pm

Speedier approvals and the legalization of "off-label marketing" have drug safety activists worried.

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February 10, 2017 | 0 comments

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