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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.

Shuka Kalantari interviews artist Victor Zaballa about his experience with organ donation and its impact on the Latino community.

Jennifer Bihm reports on how diabetes and a lack of care are affecting those living with the disease in South Los Angeles.

The future of Natividad

Part 1: On the verge of closure: Natividad's financial struggles threten its existence

Part 2: Turning around a public safety-net hospital: A last-ditch effort to save Natividad suceeds beyond expectations

NBC33TV anchor Valentina Wilson takes a look at a possible obesity virus. Looking at a pathogen called AD-36, may help doctors find the cause of some cases of obesity and help find a way to combat the growing obesity problem in Louisiana.

Wisconsin has one of the highest rate of deaths for African-American newborns in the nation. In a special, three-part series produced by reporter Shamane Mills, the factors behind this devastating trend are examined.

Julie Small's in-depth investigation of dangerously poor health care in California's prisons finds some progress after a lawsuit put prison health in the hands of a federal receiver, but much more needs to be done.

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