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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.

Charlee Marie Ford lived in this home on Alone Mill Road outside Lexington.
Charlee Marie Faith Ford came into the world struggling to live. After an emergency C-section at 37 weeks, her lungs failed for nine minutes before doctors revived her.
How bad is the air quality on the Nipomo Mesa? Spikes in pollution are ‘off the map’
This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Monica Vaughan, a participant in the 2019 California Fellowship....
Rose Kaye and her son, Angel, 16, who has asthma, have learned to manage bad air days on the Nipomo Mesa when particulate levels
This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Monica Vaughan, a participant in the 2019 California Fellowship....
Congresswoman representing Glen Mills introduces juvenile abuse bill
U.S. Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon, a Democrat from Delaware County, introduced legislation on Tuesday that would make it easier for juveniles abused in residential facilities to hold them accountable in court.
Leanne Quigley, of Possilpark, a neighborhood in Glasgow, pushes her son David Crichton, 7, back home.
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....
Solutions Are Hard To Come By For Domestic Violence Victims
Years after the National Black Women’s Health Project identified domestic violence as “the number one public health issue for women of African ancestry,” African-American women continue to be abused at disproportionately higher rates than other women and to be killed more often by a current or forme
Megan Bell, founder of the nonprofit Virtuous Women of Empowerment, plans to open a grocery store called The Next Door Market at
The Courier Journal's continued coverage of food insecurity in Louisville is supported by the University of Southern California Center for Health Journalism's 2018 National Fellowship....
Northern California Public Media
This story was produced as a project for the 2019 California Fellowship, a program of USC Annenberg's Center for Health Journalism.
Pa. governor’s council recommends sweeping changes to juvenile justice programs
Pennsylvania should make comprehensive changes to its juvenile justice programs and the agencies overseeing them to ensure the safety of children ordered to these state-licensed facilities, a council formed by Gov. Tom Wolf said Friday.
Economic Hardship May Be Factor In Domestic Violence Cases
A report published by the Los Angeles County Public Health Department shows economic hardship and an inability to support one’s family because monthly earnings do not cover monthly expenses may contribute to the disproportionate rates of domestic violence toward African-American women.



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