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April 19, 2019 | 0 comments
SELF is seeking an experienced health writer and editor with a strong background in science-based health and wellness writing to join the SELF team.
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April 17, 2019 | 0 comments
While reporting on the juvenile justice beat for about two years, youth advocates, public defenders, juvenile re-entry workers and probation staff told me too many kids slipped through the cracks.
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April 15, 2019 | 1 comments
Only about 6 percent of medical practitioners have obtained a government waiver that allows them to prescribe a crucial drug for treating opioid addiction. Here's why that's a problem.
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April 12, 2019 | 0 comments
Being Patient is looking for an experienced writer/editor for our Alzheimer’s and brain health vertical, or check out the health reporter opening at INSIDER.
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April 11, 2019 | 0 comments
Young people who call the Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation home have seen their community ravaged by the opioid epidemic. Could their voices also shed light on how the crisis might be solved?
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April 11, 2019 | 0 comments
Last year, Chinese scientist Dr. He Jiankui announced the birth of the first two genetically modified humans. Here's why the announcement triggered outrage in the genetics community.
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April 08, 2019 | 0 comments
How reporters can find patients to interview while absorbing valuable background on Twitter.
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April 08, 2019 | 1 comments
It can be very difficult to find long-term care in California, and it’s even harder for families without a nest egg to pay for it. That spells trouble, because California is getting older.
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April 05, 2019 | 0 comments
A new reporting project will "examine the health risks to the public that can occur when society and local governments neglect or underfund initiatives to alleviate conditions where homeless... more
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April 05, 2019 | 0 comments
One of the most common arguments against single-payer health systems is that they lead to the rationing of care. Such arguments overlook the rationing baked into the current U.S. system.
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April 05, 2019 | 3 comments is seeking an e-Health Editor to lead their e-health content strategy and execution.
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April 04, 2019 | 0 comments
State and federal nutritional guidelines exist for public schools, but who's regulating after school programs and child care centers?
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April 03, 2019 | 0 comments
Why does one of the wealthiest countries in the world make its most vulnerable citizens choose between food or shelter?
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April 02, 2019 | 0 comments
A look at how the country’s two biggest states have insured their kids helps explain why nearly 4 million American children remain without health coverage.
April 01, 2019 By Susan Steimle
"If you have a loved one struggling with addiction and you’re looking for a safe place to send them for recovery in California, good luck."



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