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July 24, 2019 | 0 comments
"I asked one sociologist who studies poverty in Philadelphia if she knows what happened to the families who lost their benefits over the past decade. She told me the question keeps her up at night."
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July 24, 2019 | 1 comments
For reporters on the health beat, Medicaid is a vital source of watchdog stories. Check out these six great tips from veteran journalists on how to investigate Medicaid stories at local and regional... more
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July 23, 2019 | 0 comments
"My reporting will explore what medical professionals think of California’s strategies to reduce maternal mortality rates, and whether similar strategies could work nationwide," writes CNN Health's... more
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July 21, 2019 | 0 comments
In a small clinic in Fresno, California, a gynecologist says the use of marijuana among his patients is not new. More than half of the pregnant women who come to his clinic consume marijuana. “At... more
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July 19, 2019 | 0 comments
Mental health and teen suicide have become massive topics in Colorado, especially in recent months as a high school near Denver reported two student deaths in a single semester.
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July 19, 2019 | 1 comments
While maternal depression has been widely covered in recent years, we don't often talk about the emotional trauma and devastation mothers can face from a difficult labor and delivery.
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July 19, 2019 | 0 comments
INSIDER is looking for a new editor for their health vertical to cover a wide range of topics, from nutrition to rare diseases to sex and relationships, and the health editor should be excited about... more
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July 17, 2019 | 0 comments
What can you do to make sure you’re not in a position where outing a source is an option?
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July 16, 2019 | 0 comments
At first the story of Dajha Richards' death was poised to be another daily about a fatal shooting. But as reporter Molly Sullivan combed through her social media accounts, she found a much deeper... more
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July 15, 2019 | 0 comments
“You understand you can’t change a culture on a dime," a CEO of a local health system told me. "You have to transform a culture over time."
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July 12, 2019 | 0 comments
Join the Center for Health Journalism Data Fellows for four days of intensive training on data acquisition, cleaning, analysis and visualization.
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July 10, 2019 | 0 comments
How can you find out if hospitals or health centers near you are doing enough to ensure good maternal health? Start by pretending you are a first-time mother in crisis.
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July 05, 2019 | 0 comments
In communities of color, issues of mental health and suicide often don’t receive the attention they need. That's especially true of young black and Latino men in Texas.
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July 02, 2019 | 1 comments
“The actual debate won’t be about access — it will be about cost containment for all people,” says Harvard's Robert Blendon, a veteran health care pollster.
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June 30, 2019 | 0 comments
A new study in Health Affairs finds that more than 70% of children on public coverage have a parent employed by a large firm.

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