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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.

Part II: Are AAPIs at higher risk?

During a San Diego afterschool club presentation for 11-13 year olds, a group of 82 students of predominantly of Filipino American descent were educated on the signs of problem gambling. Afterwards, students were asked if – based on what they had learned – they thought someone they knew may be in danger of being a problem or pathological gambler. More than 80 percent raised their hands.

Part I: Chasing the Dream into the Nightmare

"We would go to Atlantic City every holiday – even the Jewish holidays. We weren't even Jewish," exclaimed Dang.

In this showcase of the George Sampson's 30 part, "What's Killing Silicon Valley" series, he explores the leading causes of death in Santa Clara Valley. The series examines issues including heart attack, cancer and stroke and highlights ways to prevent and react to such diseases.

Victoria Colliver explains that the effects of depression and mental illness have shown a high correlation to shortened life expectancy and links to high-risk health behaviors.

George Sampson explores the leading causes of death in Santa Clara Valley. This multipart radio series examines issues including heart attack, cancer and stroke.

Click to view Part 1: Your heart attack

Click to view Part 2: Stroke warning signs

George Sampson explores the leading causes of death in Santa Clara Valley. This multipart radio series examines issues including heart attack, cancer and stroke.

Click to view Part 1: Your heart attack

Click to view Part 3: Stroke warning signs

Where we live can determine how long we live

Robert Joiner examines health-care disparities that persist in the St. Louis area, despite the fact that the region is blessed with some of the finest medical facilities in the world.

George Sampson explores the leading causes of death in Santa Clara Valley. This multipart radio series examines issues including heart attack, cancer and stroke.

Click to view Part 2: Cancer, Silicon Valley's leading killer

Click to view Part 3: Stroke warning signs

Christina Hernandez reports on new technologies adopted by Camden hospitals in order to streamline medical records and reduce inefficiencies.

Beating birth defects with folic acid

This story takes a closer look at why Latinos have higher rates of birth defects of the brain and spine and what's being done about it. It is the first of three fellowship stories about health disparities in Utah by race/ethnicity and geography.

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