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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.

 A Story of Guo: An Undocumented Chinese Immigrant Who Is Suffering From Gastric Cancer
April Xu wrote this story while participating in the 2018 National Data Fellowship.
Amina Aun, shelter manager at Roy's Desert Resource Center, offers a tour of the shelter.
This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Nicole Hayden, a participant in the USC Center for Health Journalism's 2019 Data Fellowship....
Agency Proposes New Limits on Time Kids Spend in Arkansas Jails
Soon, Arkansas won’t jail kids for longer than six months, in most cases, state officials said Friday.
Democrats and Republicans on the House Committee on Energy and Commerce have asked the leader of the Indian Health Service to address two investigations that highlighted serious lapses in the agency’s care for Native Americans.
Police respond to a crime scene near Hawkins High School. (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)
"They come in welled up with emotion, they’re crying and there’s no way they can concentrate on the lesson at hand," says a teacher at Dymally High School in South Los Angeles.
This story was produced as part of a larger project led by April Xu, a participant in the USC Center for Health Journalism's 2018 Data Fellowship.   Other stories in this series include:
This story was produced as part of a larger project led by April Xu, a participant in the USC Center for Health Journalism's 2018 Data Fellowship.   Other stories in this series include:   
For those like Becky Walthan, whose health problems are made worse by the fact that she is homeless, navigating the healthcare s
It takes a lot of time to explain how the health care system works to patients and their caregivers with limited English proficiency. There are numerous forms that need to be read and understood. People often sign those forms whether or not they understand them.
Aaliyah attends PE class at Washington Prep High School in Los Angeles. (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)
Sonali Kohli worked on this project while participating in the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism's 2018 California Fellowship.
How should journalists write about killings near schools? The students weigh in
Sonali Kohli worked on this project while participating in the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism's 2018 California Fellowship.

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