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As part of the Center for Health Journalism Fellowship, journalists work with a senior fellow to develop a special project. Recent projects have examined health disparities by ZIP code in the San Francisco Bay Area, anxiety disorders and depression in the Hispanic immigrant community in Washington state, and the importance of foreign-born doctors to health care in rural communities.

The East Palo Alto Farmers Market is held Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
When Kendy Mendoza of East Palo Alto and his wife experienced health scares over the last few years, they took action to turn their lives around. Eight years ago, when his wife was diagnosed with diabetes, she cut out bread and tortillas from her diet.
The CalEnviroScreen 3.0 index identifies the environmental health burdens of communities by census tract.
Research has shown neighborhood racial and ethnic segregation to be associated with adverse impacts on health in areas including cardiovascular risk factors, elevated rates of infectious disease, and premature death.
Jessica Seaman
The rise in teen suicide is affecting communities across Colorado, but it’s been an issue for some time, with suicide now the leading cause of death for teens and children in this state.
Agustina Palafox at the UpValley Family Centers office in St. Helena.
While rolling vineyards, and fine wines and dining come to mind when most of the world thinks of the Napa Valley, the financial burden Agustina Palafox faces because of housing costs is not unusual here.
UCSF’s mobile DeLiver van brings rapid testing, blood draws, and even liver fibroscans to people living on the streets, in their
For many unhoused people living on San Francisco streets, maintaining good physical health is fairly low on a long daily to-do list. Basic survival — finding water, food, and shelter — can occupy much of one’s day and energy.
Registered nurse Amanda Day and Dr. Aswani Suthrave confer at the nurses' station.
For nearly a year, the former competitors have gathered daily to share information on patients and staffing.
Keeping the Homeless Out of Sight Makes Their Lives More Dangerous
Nearly 10,000 people in San Francisco are homeless, with a nightly shelter bed waitlist that hasn’t dropped below 1,000 in more than a year.
Victoria Carlson and Javier Kinney sing a Brush Dance song during a celebration at the mouth of Blue Creek on Monday.
Per-gish Carlson was within sight from his father’s house, where Blue Creek meets the Klamath River, where he recounted a story of Troy Fletcher and his ugly fish.
Poor air quality can trigger constant cough and asthma attacks.
Do you live or work on the Mesa? Did you know the air quality is sometimes unhealthy? It can trigger a persistent cough, asthma attacks, and even lung disease after prolonged exposure.
Bullying, Substance Use and Segregation
An apparent link between risky behavior and bias-related bullying tends to be stronger in California’s more segregated counties.



Got a great idea for a reporting project on the health of underserved communities in California or on the performance of the state's health and social safety nets?  We're offering reporting grants of $2,000 to $10,000, plus six months of mentoring, to up to eight individual journalists, newsrooms or cross-newsroom collaboratives.  Deadline to apply:  September 20.


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