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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.

Oil wells at the Arroyo Grande Oil Field.
Neighbors of the oil field are concerned about the safety of their drinking water wells, should new drilling and waste disposal edge closer to their properties in the coming years.
The Florida Times-Union
Prison inmates detail the crippling obstacles faced by many of the Jacksonville, Florida children involved in homicides.
Paid contractors at J.H. Brown Elementary said asbestos was safely removed from this classroom this summer. This photo was taken
After the successful cleanup of more than half a dozen schools, and with 38 more planned, the School District of Philadelphia is getting accolades for its aggressive, revamped efforts to protect students from lead paint.
Chana Smith
Hope, Humanity & Housing is a series that follows people living on the streets of Sacramento County. Their stories aim to put a face on a complex condition with many stigmas: homelessness.
A sign is posted on the Paradise Skilled Nursing Center as it is consumed by flames from the Camp Fire on November 8, 2018. (Jus
A deadly and growing threat to nursing home patients remains overlooked: extreme heat.
Davon Harris, a senior at Richard Wright Public Charter School for Journalism and Media Arts. Photo: UDC Television Interview Ph
This series was produced as part of the University of Southern California Center for Health Journalism  Fellowship with a grant from the Fund for Journalism on Child Well-Being.
A worker performs lead paint and plaster stabilization at Clara Barton Elementary School.
A year after a first grader was severely poisoned from peeling lead paint in his classroom, City Council on Thursday unanimously passed historic legislation aimed at ensuring such an injury never happens again.
Maleak Taylor (left), a freshman at North Divison High School, plays quints for the drumline during the MPS Hosts City Drumlime
While he earned $20 for four hours of weed-pulling and trash-picking, Maleak was there for something else: Support. Guidance. A father figure.
This article and others forthcoming on this topic are being produced as part of a project for the University of Southern California Center for Health Journalism’s National Fellowship, in conjunction with the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism....
This article and others forthcoming on this topic are being produced as part of a project for the University of Southern California Center for Health Journalism’s National Fellowship, in conjunction with the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.

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