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Dustin Wallis, a nonsmoker who has stage 4 lung cancer, plays with his children in Cottonwood Heights, Utah.

How one reporter faced down uncertainty to tell the story of Utah’s radioactive threat

Utah has the lowest smoking rate in the nation, yet the biggest source of cancer deaths in the state is lung cancer. How can that be?
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Health Media Jobs & Opportunities: Audubon is looking for a senior associate editor

Health Media Jobs & Opportunities: Audubon is looking for a senior associate editor
Watch where the money goes before the second COVID-19 wave hits

Watch where the money goes before the second COVID-19 wave hits

The federal funding spigot has been turned on full force to combat COVID-19. That means journalists should start keeping tabs now.
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Keep these tips in mind when writing about COVID-19’s unequal toll

The coronavirus pandemic has affected everyone — but not equally, with low-wage workers and communities of color especially hard hit.
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‘Fake insurance plans’ trigger lawsuit in California, attorney says

A California couple said they were saddled with thousands of dollars in medical expenses when Aliera Healthcare Inc. misled them into purchasing what one attorney described as “fake insurance plans.”
Civil rights groups sue state to protect inmates from deadly virus

COVID-19 in crowded Mississippi prisons ‘a disaster waiting to happen’

Mississippi corrections officials are putting the lives of approximately 6,000 inmates housed at the state’s two largest prisons at risk by failing to protect them from the deadly COVID-19 virus, a federal lawsuit alleges.
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How California reporters are covering homelessness during COVID-19

A look at how homelessness reporters are approaching the beat during the pandemic.
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Health Media Jobs & Opportunities: Gannett is looking for a children's issues reporter

Health Media Jobs & Opportunities: Gannett is looking for a children's issues reporter

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