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Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 3:00am
"The community engagement process pushed me out of my reporting comfort zone, and not only led to new sources but strengthened the relationships I had with previous sources," writes Fresno Bee reporter Mackenzie Mays.
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Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 3:00am
Community clinics in Los Angeles know they have to find new ways to get at the social factors that ultimately shape health if they're going to make a real difference in their patients' lives.
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December 05, 2017 | 1 comments
Monday, December 4, 2017 - 3:00am
In his first of two final posts for the Antidote blog, longtime contributing editor William Heisel reflects on how journalists can cultivate a more thoughtful relationship with their sources.
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December 04, 2017 | 0 comments
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 3:00am
Earlier this week, Harvard researchers released a study that makes a downright gloomy prediction: Nearly six in 10 of today’s children will be obese by age 35, if current trends continue.
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December 01, 2017 | 0 comments
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 12:00am
Check out these new health journalism openings across the country and California journalists, don't forget to apply to the 2018 California Health Data Journalism Fellowship
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Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 3:00am
Two patient advocates make a case for why patients need a stronger bill of rights to ensure they receive quality care and are more involved in care decisions.
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November 30, 2017 | 0 comments
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 3:00am
"After scouring several large surveys of teens for clues," researcher Jean Twenge writes, "I found that all of the possibilities traced back to a major change in teens’ lives: the sudden ascendance of the smartphone."
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November 30, 2017 | 0 comments
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 4:00am
For a reporter who found signs of hopelessness in one Kern County community after another, childhood trauma turned out to be the unifying theme, handed down from one generation to the next.
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November 29, 2017 | 0 comments
Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 12:16pm

In a recent column in the New York Times, The Ethicist (Kwame Anthony Appiah) trips over his carefully-worded disclaimer and ventures into the realm of psychiatric diagnosis. Then, he fails to advise the writer to intervene to prevent their relative from committing suicide.

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November 26, 2017 | 0 comments
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 4:00am
In the gray market for human body parts, companies and body brokers keep adapting to a changing industry. Here are some key takeaways from a recent Reuters series for reporters seeking to cover the ghoulish business.
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November 21, 2017 | 0 comments
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 10:53am
UC Irvine recently announced a $200 million gift to establish a new college of integrative medicine. The press coverage revealed a long-running bias from the media toward alternative therapies, one supporter argues.
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November 17, 2017 | 1 comments
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 12:00am
Yahoo Lifestyle is seeking a writer with a knack for identifying trending stories with a particular interest in health and wellness.
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November 17, 2017 | 0 comments
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 3:00am
Earlier this year, the EPA rejected a long-running petition to ban chlorpyrifos, which poses serious health risks to young children. But the health threats go way beyond chlorpyrifos, a leading researcher says.
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November 16, 2017 | 0 comments
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 4:03am
From Singapore to England, every country that has more successfully managed health care costs than the U.S. has chosen a path of self-discipline and free-market restraints.
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November 14, 2017 | 0 comments
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 3:00am
Both explicit racism and microaggressions can hurt the health and well-being of people of color, writes psychologist Gina Torino.
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