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Witnessing abuse carries the same risk of harm to children's mental health and learning as if the children had been abused directly, new research shows.
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Day after day, we listened to families’ stories. And we hoped to God that we told them in a way that made others care.
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These are some questions and answers about what city, state, and school officials have accomplished in the wake of the Inquirer’s “Toxic City” investigation, and some shortfalls that remain.
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This series was produced as part of the University of Southern California Center for Health Journalism  Fellowship with a grant from the Fund for Journalism on Child Well-Being.
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Molly is one of the recipients of the 2018 Impact Fund, a program of USC Annenberg's Center for Health Journalism. 
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When Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack was asked point-blank, during a 2010 trade mission in Canada, if “cloned cows or their offspring have made it into the North American food supply,” his answers were not comforting.

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The funds came after an August 2015 series in The Arizona Republic showed that Latino and Native American children were being disproportionately killed and injured in vehicle accidents across Arizona.

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In California's Sonoma County, an alarming number of tenants live in housing so run down that it poses a risk to their health and safety. For Karla Orozco's family, the hazards included mold, rats and cockroaches, a broken heater, and sewage backups.

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 Drug makers always insist they are unaware of their drugs’ true risks until a wide swath of the population uses them and safety signals emerge, but the story of the antidepressant Paxil shows that is not always the case.

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The Arizona Republic highlights reporter Bob Ortega's investigation into car seat safety, which found a glaring need for more information, particularly in Spanish-speaking communities. But beyond merely reporting the issue, Ortega's series led to a widespread project to boost awareness.

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