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Health Media Jobs & Opportunities: INSIDER is hiring a full-time editor to focus on health

Being Patient is looking for an experienced writer/editor for our Alzheimer’s and brain health vertical, or check out the health reporter opening at INSIDER.

The Times-Picayune wins National Press Foundation award for ‘Children of Central City’

“The Children of Central City,” a | The Times-Picayune multimedia series examining the long-term impact of trauma on New Orleans’ children, has won the National Press Foundation’s Carolyn C. Mattingly Award for Mental Health Reporting.
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Dire streets: Muddied roads and broken promises on the Navajo nation

In rain or snow, Route 5010 in New Mexico is impassable — a quagmire that highlights the government’s shameful neglect of Native people.
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Q&A: Are designer babies our brave new future? A geneticist explains what’s at stake

Last year, Chinese scientist Dr. He Jiankui announced the birth of the first two genetically modified humans. Here's why the announcement triggered outrage in the genetics community.

The Inquirer’s ‘Toxic City’ series wins national investigative reporting award

“Toxic City: Sick Schools,” a three-part Inquirer investigative series, has won a top national award from Investigative Reporters and Editors. The $5,000 Gannett Award for Innovation in Watchdog Journalism will be presented to The Inquirer at IRE’s June conference in Houston.
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California launches legislative push to make insurance more affordable and accessible

There are 22 bills before the state's Legislature this year that aim to make health care more affordable and accessible. Here's what they would do.
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How to use Twitter to find a treasure trove of real patient voices

How reporters can find patients to interview while absorbing valuable background on Twitter.
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California isn’t ready to grow old — or to provide nursing care to its seniors

It can be very difficult to find long-term care in California, and it’s even harder for families without a nest egg to pay for it. That spells trouble, because California is getting older.


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