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Asthma is the most common cause of hospital stays for children. It can strike anyone, but has a disproportionate impact on low-income and African-American children. Katy Murphy, a 2012 National Health Journalism Fellow, shares lessons learned from her Fellowship project for the Oakland Tribune

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Health editor jobs at Women's Health Magazine, Time Warner Cable and more!

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You don't want to be a disease mongerer, do you? Here's how to avoid it in your work.

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A summer internship for journalism students and opportunities in non-profits, academia, media and a health care system for more experienced writers.

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Why health journalists should dive deep into campaign finance data to scrutinize the health insurance-related votes of their legislators.

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Interested in covering veterans' issues? Poynter News University has a webinar for you. Also, take a look at this week's handful of opportunities in web reporting and editing.

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This new startup bills itself as an alternative to content farms like Demand Media, and editorial director Mitch Lipka tells Career GPS that they have several clients with a health focus.

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The long-awaited Federal Communications Commission report on American journalism, Information Needs of Communities, paints a poignant picture of the decline of health journalism at the nation’s newspapers.

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One of the biggest oversights a health writer can make is to cover a scientific study and not talk about its funders. William Heisel examines what can happen when a study's funding is overlooked.

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Journalist Liz Scherer talks with Antidote blogger William Heisel about why we medicalize menopause and other life transitions in a wide-ranging conversation about media coverage of women's health.

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