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April 12, 2018 | 0 comments
Pharmacy deserts are a growing problem in Chicago. Tribune reporter Eseosa Olumhense discusses how she reported on the worrying trend.
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In one immigrant community along Central California's coast, a crisis response team stands ready to coordinate services for families who’ve been hit by an arrest or deportation.
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April 10, 2018 | 0 comments
“This is just such a powerful but elegantly simple intervention,” said the lead researcher behind a recent study that used parent mentors to enroll families in Medicaid and CHIP coverage.
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April 06, 2018 | 7 comments
The cost of aging in America is outrageous, as journalist Andrew Lam's family has come to learn. And the costs aren't just financial — caring for aging family members requires tremendous human... more
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April 06, 2018 | 0 comments
This week: WXXI Public Broadcasting needs a new health reporter. Also highlighted are opportunities at various newspaper and magazine outlets.
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April 04, 2018 | 0 comments
Social advantages are tied more sleep and better quality sleep, says Lauren Hale, who has found differences in sleep patterns among disadvantaged kids as young as 3.
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April 02, 2018 | 0 comments
STDs have been on the rise nationwide for the past five years, and South LA has some of the highest rates in the county. The problem is driven in part by high levels of racial segregation.
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March 30, 2018 | 1 comments
I remember the first time I heard about black infant mortality disparities. I was at a conference last summer on perinatal health and there was one presentation focused on the topic. The chilling... more
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March 30, 2018 | 1 comments
Southern California's Inland Empire is growing, and there aren’t enough doctors to meet the demand. Can a new raft of programs at local universities help?
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March 30, 2018 | 0 comments
The USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, Center for Health Journalism, is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic professional for this part-time Health Editor position.
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March 29, 2018 | 0 comments
The idea that moms who take the lives of their children deserve nothing less than a lifetime of incarceration ignores what we now know about maternal mental health, writes expert Diana Barnes.
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March 29, 2018 | 0 comments
The homeless count is at a record high in Sacramento, with more children on the streets as families on the margins are priced out of housing. Shelters also say they're taking in senior citizens... more
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March 28, 2018 | 0 comments
Ruben Castaneda of U.S. News and Cristina Londoño of Telemundo reported very different series on immigrant health. But both reporters had to win the trust of undocumented families for their projects.
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March 28, 2018 | 0 comments
Susana Castro’s arms are deformed, bruised and mangled. At 67-year-old native of Mexico City has suffered from diabetes since she was 40. She now requires three hours of dialysis treatment every... more

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