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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.

Assemblymember Ash Kalra
How an agency charged with protecting public health gave talking points to the lead-battery industry.
Guns and Restraining Orders
This story was produced as a project for the 2019 California Fellowship.
Traffic on U.S. 101, which cuts through the city of East Palo Alto, as shown from a new bike and pedestrian bridge.
“We have plenty of housing, but we don’t have jobs that are available to employable residents. People have to traverse out of East Palo Alto to go to their workplace."
Laurie Young outside the Oakland Public Library in August 2019.
Stories of abuse or serious neglect in nursing homes make headlines, but patients and consumer advocates are trying to bring attention to overarching issues and push for a better system.
Berenice Palmer in her room at the San Francisco Campus for Jewish Living.
Advocates warn that people who need nursing care may increasingly be sent far away from San Francisco in a developing shortage of affordable nursing home beds.
Ernesto Carrillo owns Carrillo's Mexican Store in Redding. He's one of the few people in Shasta County translating information.
Abandoning your home while fleeing a wildfire can be a traumatic experience. It’s even scarier if you don’t understand the language of the evacuation alerts chiming into your phone.
This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Courtney Teague, a participant in the 2019 California Fellowship. Other stories in this series include: Pricey housing in Napa County can cost more than your paycheck. It can affect your health Napa Valley strangers talk housing struggles ov
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.

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