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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.

Growing Up Through the Cracks: Jared's narrowed world
This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Rich Lord, a participant in the USC Center for Health Journalism's 2018 Data Fellowship.
Michele Dutcher takes a bus to and from the Valumarket at the Mid City Mall on Bardstown Road a few times a week for groceries.
Across Louisville, more than 44,000 people live within food deserts, meaning they can't easily get healthy, affordable food. Here are some key takeaways from The Courier Journal's coverage of the issue.
The Lee County Regional Medical Center in Pennington Gap was closed by Wellmont Health System in 2013. The hospital authority in
The Lee County Hospital Authority in Virginia cut its losses with the Florida startup that it partnered with to open and run its hospital.
In the District of Columbia, a shortage of affordable housing, a hyper-expensive rental market and aging and vanishing housing s
In the District of Columbia, a shortage of affordable housing, a hyper-expensive rental market and aging and vanishing housing stock has have tenants battling spiraling rents and housing costs, and have left them at increased risk of getting displaced.
About Sick, Broke and Left Behind
For the past six months Luanne Rife has been spending time in Virginia’s coalfields learning about why people living along Virginia’s western border are among the least healthy in the nation.
A Traumatic Failure: DC Public Schools Neglect Mental Health
“I have to meet this guy and have sex with him. If I don’t, then he and his friends are going to rape my little sister,” a student at Frank Ballou High School in Ward 8’s Congress Heights told her teacher.
Michele Dutcher takes a bus to and from the Valumarket at the Mid City Mall on Bardstown Road a few times a week for groceries.
Louisville neighborhoods without grocery stores have higher risks of developing illnesses. And it's costing us millions in emergency health care.
Andre Lee Ellis, left, talks with Lisa Huston, right, who escorted her son to the "We Got This" summer program. Ellis was thanki
In Milwaukee, therapists, social workers and criminal justice reform officials are focusing new attention on the well-being of those who suffer traumatic experiences as children. James E. Causey’s reporting on this project was completed with the support of a USC Annenberg Center for Health
In a Victoria motel parking lot, Zoey Bowman sits on the ground and pouts in front of her mother's minivan in September. The 5-y
Day after day, we listened to families’ stories. And we hoped to God that we told them in a way that made others care.
Earnell Lucas, Milwaukee County sheriff-elect.
Today, nearly 37 years later, the call seems exceptionally ordinary: Investigate a noise complaint from a resident at an apartment building at North 10th and West Walnut streets. James E. Causey’s reporting on this project was completed with the support of a USC Annenberg Center for H

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