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New Jersey’s governor, Chris Christie, has walked a fine line in his decisions about the Affordable Care Act: He accepted Washington’s offer to expand Medicaid, yet declined to set up a state exchange. (And even turned his back on a $7 million grant to help residents learn about their options on hea

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Using a bucket as a toilet, hauling water or chopping ice to melt for daily use are daily facts of life for thousands of Alaska natives. Meanwhile, the state is flush with cash, prompting the question of why such conditions persist.

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How are rivers and health linked in California's Central Valley? Ezra Romero paddles down the San Joaquin River in Fresno to discuss public access to a natural resource in a city that ranks last in the nation for access to parks and has some of the worst health disparities in the state.

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This is part of a Valley Public Radio original series on how the health of rivers impact the health of communities produced as a project for The California Endowment Health Journalism Fellowship, a program of USC's Annenberg School of Journalism.

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The San Diego Business Journal, Bismarck Tribune and the New Hampshire Public Radio are looking for health reporters to join their teams. Recent journalism grads should check out The Wall Street Journal's opening for a fall internship covering science and health care.

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A death notice in The New York Times last week caught the eye of one of my colleagues, who circulated it around the office. It was for an emerita professor of psychology at Cornell who committed suicide after receiving an Alzheimer’s diagnosis. Are there more such death notices to come?

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Last chance to apply for the Equal Voice Journalism Fellowships and Scholarship at The Journalism Center on Children & Families.

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The Kaiser Family Foundation is looking for a Web and Social Media Content Editor to serve as the day-to-day writer, curator and editor of the Foundation’s web site and social media channels.

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FierceHealthIT is looking for a new Associate Editor to join their team, while recent graduates can apply to the Internship available at U.S. News & World Report.

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Use your health reporting and editing skills in any of the positions listed on Career GPS this week.

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