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Health Media Jobs & Opportunities: Openings in magazines and digital

Men's Health is looking for an enterprising features editor to develop, assign, and edit the most impactful journalism and ambitious storytelling across all channels of the Men's Health brand—including web, print, social, and video.
Street venders sell hormones, muscle creams and other remedies at an informal medicine market in the MacArthur Park area of Los

Black market drugs offer risky relief for uninsured, low-income Californians

For the uninsured in Los Angeles, buying needed medication often means visiting informal street medicine markets like the one in the MacArthur Park area and taking a chance on their health.
Migrant children face huge challenges as they enter U.S. school system

Migrant children face huge challenges as they enter U.S. school system

A reporter sets out to explore the unprecedented challenges education professionals are facing as they attempt to create programs that support undocumented children who are navigating life in a foreign country.
Immigration raids leave lasting toll on community health in Iowa

Immigration raids leave lasting toll on community health in Iowa

In May, ICE agents raided a precast concrete plant on Mount Pleasant’s west side. Thirty-two men, most from Guatemala, were detained. That one event has led to months of turmoil for the families of the men and the community.
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Socioeconomic status and health are linked. But what does that really mean?

Researchers offer reporters some tips for avoiding common pitfalls when talking about the effect of socioeconomic status on health.
How do health disparities fuel cycles of violence among vulnerable young people?

How do health disparities fuel cycles of violence among vulnerable young people?

How often do young people in neighborhoods in which gang and drug violence are a daily occurrence receive help and services before they get sent to the alternative school, arrested, or worse?
Nearly 15 years after Katrina, children along Mississippi’s Gulf Coast struggle face dire struggles

Former inmates face big challenges in accessing health care upon reentry

After decades of advocacy, the First Step Act, signed into law in December 2018, would immediately allow many who were set to die in prison a second chance.
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Health Media Jobs & Opportunities: U.S. News & World Report, CBS News, CNBC and POPSUGAR

The Health section at U.S. News & World Report is seeking an experienced, full-time senior editor based in our Washington, D.C., office.

Announcements

Got a great idea for a reporting project on the health of underserved communities in California or on the performance of the state's health and social safety nets?  We're offering reporting grants of $2,000 to $10,000, plus six months of mentoring, to up to eight individual journalists, newsrooms or cross-newsroom collaboratives.  Deadline to apply:  September 20.

Interested in honing your data analysis and visualization skills and taking home a reporting grant of $2,000-$3,500? Dates: October 23-26. Deadline to apply: August 26. Click on the headline to learn more.

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