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2012 National Health Journalism Fellow Carlos Javier Ortiz has been documenting the impact of gun violence on Chicago youth for six years through compelling black and white photographs. For his Fellowship project, he documented Ondelee Parpeet's struggle to learn to live with a paralyzing injury

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A compelling patient or researcher makes a story engaging; concrete statistics make a story valid. Data, however, aren’t always clear-cut, and experts disagree on interpreting and applying it. Statistics on gun violence and how to reduce it fall prey to the same dichotomy.

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Here are some of my favorite health stories from this year. It was once again difficult to whittle the list down to just a few, another great reminder of all the good work being done by health writers around the world.

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Doctors, guns and free speech; a new way to combat obesity in Michigan; and an unlikely health reform coalition, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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