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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.

Richard yawns in mom Jessica Murrell Berryman’s lap as she works remotely from the family’s Durham home Dec. 6, 2019.
Deaths of African-American babies declined most quickly in states that expanded Medicaid coverage, researchers have found. North Carolina isn’t one of those states.
Episode 1: The Rain
This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Will James, a participant in the 2019 National Fellowship. Other stories in this series include: Introducing: Outsiders, a story about homelessness Episode 2: What Happened Here
Clouds spew from a cooling tower at PECO’s nuclear generating station.
How researchers discovered radon’s toxic trail.
Photo illustration by Michelle Budge
Ignorance is not bliss, choose to take action now.
Eleanor Divver, radon project manager for the Utah Department of Environmental Quality, holds a favorite illustration of lungs.
How Utah’s hands-off approach to radon is putting people at risk.
Chelsea and Ethan Holtsoi in front of their cabin near Many Farms on the Navajo Reservation.
Asthma is on the rise across the United States, and the problem is particularly grave on reservations.
Staying close: Salinas farmworkers make a home amid California's housing crisis
Low wages and a stagnant housing market have pushed Salinas families to the margins. Advocates say the city’s low-income farmworker community bears the heaviest burden.
After Glen Mills, Gov. Tom Wolf proposes extra $5 million to regulate juvenile programs
Gov. Tom Wolf is proposing a $5.1 million funding boost to the state’s oversight of residential juvenile programs, after Inquirer investigations into child abuse at the nation’s oldest reform school and the state’s failure to detect or stop it.
Shayne Britt and Roxie Reyes examine a delicata squash at an October visit of Food For People's Mobile Produce Pantry to Klamath
Roughly three months after its first foray north of the Del Norte County line, Food For People’s Mobile Produce Pantry will become a regular fixture in Klamath.
Housing advocate Matt Huerta (fourth from the left), stands outside Salinas City Hall during a December 2019 rally.
This story was produced as a project for the 2020 Impact Fund....



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