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The Center for Health Journalism invites journalists, policy thinkers and medical professionals to share their perspectives with our diverse and interdisciplinary community. Our member blog captures a range of perspectives on health, health policy and health journalism. Interested in blogging? Reach out to editor@centerforhealthjournalism.org.

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A series of legal developments in the past few weeks highlights the devastating effects of misguided child abuse diagnoses on innocent families.

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With sharp cuts to Medicaid and meager substance abuse funding in the current versions of GOP health care reform plans, the outlook for the future of drug abuse treatment is uncertain.

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Between recent reports of industry-funded research and industry-funded journalism workshops, it feels like a sophisticated campaign by the alcohol industry to sway public opinion is underway, writes HNR's Gary Schwitzer.
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As the Salton Sea slowly dries up, an environmental health disaster is brewing. In response, the Desert Sun found new ways to report on the rising health threat to local communities.
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"I don’t think we talk often enough about why it matters if health care industry entities are allowed to advertise within, or sponsor, health care journalism content," writes HealthNewsReview's Gary Schwitzer.
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Older adults are more likely to suffer from loneliness, a risk-factor for premature death. Caregivers such as Maria Martínez can help seniors stay in their homes longer while offering needed companionship.
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Gary Younge, a black reporter who grew up in England demonstrates in a moving new book, asks hard questions other reporters duck.

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The American Health Care Act would allow states to charge older adults up to five times more than young people, resulting in much higher premiums for those in their early sixties. Critics call it an "age tax."
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As drug prices continue to rise, one in four Americans cannot afford to fill their prescriptions. It's a problem that is growing and warrants a closer look at some of the key drivers and possible solutions.

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How do you cover issues of transgender health with sensitivity and thoughtfulness? Journalist Keren Landman explains how she got up to speed as she first approached the beat.

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