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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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California has a lot to lose if President-elect Donald Trump and the Republican-led Congress fulfill their campaign pledge to repeal Obamacare....
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California's Prop 61 faces strong opposition from the pharmaceutical industry, which has poured at least $109 million into defeating it.
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One woman’s wrong diagnosis spotlights the severity of health threats.

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In the largely rural Central San Joaquin Valley, a reporter tracking efforts to expand access to health care in the wake of Obamacare finds that "many of the most effective outreach tools at play involve very little technology."
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An outlasted medical device that can’t be replaced by any other...

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Breast cancer is most often associated with women, but the truth is that men can also get it. Continue reading to learn more about how breast cancer affects men, as well as what you can do to reduce your risk of developing it.

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The U.S. healthcare system is produced and fueled by crony capitalism. Activist investor Dave Chase bottom lined the result (Forbes): “The Middle Class is in a 20-year long economic depression that is at least 95 percent due to health care.”

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It's true that some people, and some groups of people, have a greater susceptibility to certain addictions than others. But it's a mistake to think that those with different susceptibilities are immune from the hazards of addiction.

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A smile that reveals a set of dazzling white, perfectly straight teeth is nearly impossible to ignore. Not only are great smiles appealing, they also indicate good health and strong finances.

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When Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack was asked point-blank, during a 2010 trade mission in Canada, if “cloned cows or their offspring have made it into the North American food supply,” his answers were not comforting.

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