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Health Media Jobs & Opportunities: U.S. News & World Report needs a new health care reporter

Don't miss your chance to apply for the Center for Health Journalism's 2017 National Fellowship, applications are due March 24.
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New programs seek to keep children from falling into the word gap

Experts believe one reason the word gap is so prevalent is because it starts so early in life. But what if new programs could get all kinds of families to talk to their young kids in a richer, more varied way?
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Betrayal: Corrupt Congress could fix healthcare with 3 sentences

Everything we hear about healthcare from the GOP and Dems is a scam. In Shakespeare’s words: “It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.”...
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How one Los Angeles mother overcame maternal depression and now helps others do the same

Martha Escudero draws on her own experience of severe depression and grinding poverty as she makes home visits to at-risk mothers in East Los Angeles, offering what help she can.
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Flying Blind: Why do we keep blaming the victims of medical errors?

The tendency to blame the patient in the wake of deaths or complications often serves to obscure mistakes made by health care providers.
How facing ACEs makes us happier, healthier and more hopeful

How facing ACEs makes us happier, healthier and more hopeful

Fear is what I often fight when talking about ACEs — adverse childhood experiences. It's not my fear though. It's the fear others have about all things ACEs.
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As states embrace mandatory reporting to curb child abuse, dissenters voice doubts

Are broad mandatory reporting requirements in cases of suspected child abuse good policy, or just good politics? Critics contend they can let real abuse cases fall through the cracks.
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Health Media Jobs & Opportunities: Web Producer needed at Kaiser Health News

Kaiser Health News is looking for a new Web Producer to manage the website and newsletter. Also, applications are being accepted for the 2017 National Fellowship and the Journalist in Aging Fellowship.

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The engagement editor's mission: to advance the work of our California media partners, furthering public knowledge, storytelling, engagement and connection around community health and health policy issues in diverse communities. The ideal candidate will have both journalism and community engagement experience. Go to this link to apply.

Because of the press of healthcare news on March 24, the original deadline for applying for our  all-expenses-paid 2017 National Fellowship, we have extended the deadline to Monday, March 27.  The Felllowship offers 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. 

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