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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.
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.
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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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
December 01, 2017 | 0 comments
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.
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."
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.
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.

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
November 10, 2017 | 0 comments



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