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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.

Ali Steward, Beach Cities Health District’s director of Youth Services, cleans up a school garden during BCHD’s Volunteer Day.
Since the 2009 publication of “The Blue Zones," Dan Buettner has devoted himself to reengineering communities to improve residents' health.
Darryl Lester, in a landmark special ed lawsuit filed in 1971, is greeted warmly by school psychologists.
The series has received support from the Fund for Journalism on Child Well-Being, a program of USC's Center for Health Journalism....
Philadelphia leaders push for safer youth placements
Residential programs that serve Philadelphia children should be required to install video cameras, train and pay staff well, and commit to reducing or eliminating the use of physical restraints, a group of local leaders said Tuesday.
College students, senior citizens already miss out on food stamps.
Earlier this month marked the end of a public comment period for what would be the third rule change for SNAP, a proposal that stands to cut the nutrition benefits for at least a few million people.
An Air Pollution Control District Hearing Board in San Luis Obispo County convened Monday.
Faced with an order to reduce dust from the Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area, the State Department of Parks and Recreation is spending $437,506 to study whether ocean algae is to blame for air pollution downwind of the park.
Marijuana Consumption During Pregnancy (Part 3)
This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Fatima Navarrete, a participant in the 2019 National Fellowship. Other stories in this series include: Marijuana Consumption During Pregnancy (Part 1) Marijuana Consumption During Pregnancy (Part 2)
Marijuana Consumption During Pregnancy (Part 2)
This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Fatima Navarrete, a participant in the 2019 National Fellowship. Other stories in this series include: Marijuana Consumption During Pregnancy (Part 1) Marijuana Consumption During Pregnancy (Part 3)  
Marijuana Consumption During Pregnancy (Part 1)
This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Fatima Navarrete, a participant in the 2019 National Fellowship. Other stories in this series include:  
An Air Pollution Control District Hearing Board in San Luis Obispo County convened to consider a new order.
The director of California State Parks on Monday committed to banning camping and vehicles from a section of the shoreline on the Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreational Area by the end of the year to comply with orders to reduce air pollution.
Hundreds of dune buggies paraded along the Oceano Dunes State Recreational Vehicle Area in 2018. David Middlecamp
This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Monica Vaughan, a participant in the 2019 California Fellowship....

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