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Health Media Jobs & Opportunities: Openings at USC, Institute for Nonprofit News and WebMD

The Institute for Nonprofit News is searching for someone with a passion for news, exemplary writing and editing skills to be their new Communications & Advocacy Director.
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Viewing racism as a biology problem totally ignores the real forces driving it

If racism is reduced to a biological bug, who needs a March on Washington to promote racial justice when you have the right pill for the job?
Chiara Bautista / Arizona Daily Star

Part 3: Hard work of reunification often entails rehab, intensive home services

Michigan has made successful family reunification a priority. The program is separate from the state’s child welfare and foster care system, and is considered a national leader.
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Want to ‘Give voice to the voiceless?’ Five lessons from Portland’s housing crisis

"If newsrooms want coverage to be diverse, newsrooms must back up that aim with an investment of time," writes The Oregonian's Bethany Barnes. Here's how she invested her reporting time.
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Health Media Jobs & Opportunities: Openings at Men's Health, NYU Medical Center and Lupus Foundation of America

Men's Health is looking for an Associate Editor passionate about and deeply entrenched in the science of health and well-being for men.
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Q&A: Pharmacies are deserting Chicago's black communities

Pharmacy deserts are a growing problem in Chicago. Tribune reporter Eseosa Olumhense discusses how she reported on the worrying trend.
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When the immigration crackdown tears apart families, a crisis team is ready

In one immigrant community along Central California's coast, a crisis response team stands ready to coordinate services for families who’ve been hit by an arrest or deportation.
Justin Merriman / Arizona Daily Star

Part 2: Despite state progress in Arizona, 'a lot of desperation, isolation'

Fewer Arizona children are being removed from their families and the backlog of uninvestigated child abuse reports is down dramatically. But advocates warn that recent progress to overhaul Arizona’s child welfare system could easily be reversed.


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