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Health Media Jobs & Opportunities: Today is the last day to apply for the AHCJ-California Health Journalism Fellowships

If you're a California print, broadcast and online journalists make sure don't forget to apply to the AHCJ-California Health Journalism Fellowship.
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Seven signs that point to a huge and growing workforce shortage in health care

Growth in health care employment will fluctuate but the long-range trend is decidedly upward, as these seven signs suggest.
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Author’s indictment of our health care system is also a call for ‘slow’ approach to care

Victoria Sweet’s new book offers a personal take on where modern medicine went wrong, and suggests that corporate restraints stand in the way of a more thoughtful approach to care.
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Home visiting program gets a funding reprieve — here’s why that matters for kids

The new budget deal includes funding for the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting program for five years.
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Bakersfield legislators ask state for $3M in fight against valley fever

Bakersfield lawmakers requested $3 million in the state budget last week to research treatments and conduct outreach for valley fever.
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After a year of vicious storms, recovery is far tougher for those already stretched thin

Rebuilding is expensive and draining for anyone caught in the path of a major storm. That's why such events tend to make existing disparities even worse.
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Q&A: Dr. Emily Dossett on the disturbing lack of mental health care for moms in the safety net

Pregnant women in LA's safety net system often struggle to get adequate mental health care. The problem is made worse by the lack of psychiatrists trained to work with pregnant women.
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Health Media Jobs & Opportunities: New positions posted for health reporters and editors

California Healthline and Kaiser Health News (KHN) are seeking an energetic digital reporter for the team.

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