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We don’t really know how many children die from abuse in Alabama each year

A new reporting project will examine child abuse deaths and near-deaths over a five-year span to gain a better understanding of how poverty contributes to child abuse across Alabama.
USC Annenberg Awards Fellowships, Health Data Reporting Grants to 16 Journalists

USC Annenberg awards fellowships, health data reporting grants to 16 journalists

We're welcoming 16 talented journalists from around the nation to Los Angeles this week for the Center for Health Journalism’s 2018 Data Fellowship.
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Can data explain the opioid crisis in California’s rural, underserved San Joaquin Valley?

The Central Valley's Kern County reported a 30 percent rise in overdose deaths from 2016 to 2017, bucking the statewide decline in fatal overdoses.
John O'Dowd, left, and Catriona Milosevic, of the UK's National Health Service, meet grocer Carl Lewis.

In Pittsburgh, crucial perspectives on child poverty arrive from across the pond

A serendipitous visit from a Scottish delegation fuels a deep dive into the health effects of child poverty at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
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Health care in SoCal’s county jails: Cruel and unusual punishment?

How many deaths and needless suffering could be prevented if county jails had better health care systems?
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Hope, Humanity & Housing: Sacramento Mercy Pedalers deliver simple solutions

Reporter Vicki Gonzalez spent the past year on this series as a recipient of the 2018 California Fellowship with USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism.  
The Swearing-in Ceremony of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh

What Kavanaugh's appointment to the court means for public health

"I am often asked why public health should care about the role of the court and who sits on it. The answer is simple: Court rulings can support or overturn policies that dramatically affect the public’s health."
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Health Media Jobs & Opportunities: Take a look at the newest listings for health writers and editors

This edition of Health Media Jobs and Opportunities features opportunities for health writers at universities, online and news organizations.

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