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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 rural school bus heads out to a campus to pick up students.
We want to tell the stories of teachers, students and their families who are overcoming challenges to educate the state’s next generation.
The Lee County Regional Medical Center in Pennington Gap was closed by Wellmont Health System in 2013. The hospital authority in
This story was reported with the support of the Dennis A. Hunt Fund for Health Journalism, a program of the University of Southern California Center for Health Journalism.
Growing Up Through the Cracks: Jared's narrowed world
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.
A basketball court on Railroad Way in Rankin. (Michael M. Santiago/Post-Gazette)
In southwestern Pennsylvania's fragmented patchwork of cities, boroughs and townships, children are likely to live in places without the resources to keep them safe, active and healthy.
The Lee County Regional Medical Center in Pennington Gap was closed by Wellmont Health System in 2013. The hospital authority in
The Lee County Hospital Authority in Virginia cut its losses with the Florida startup that it partnered with to open and run its hospital.
In the District of Columbia, a shortage of affordable housing, a hyper-expensive rental market and aging and vanishing housing s
In the District of Columbia, a shortage of affordable housing, a hyper-expensive rental market and aging and vanishing housing stock has have tenants battling spiraling rents and housing costs, and have left them at increased risk of getting displaced.
About Sick, Broke and Left Behind
For the past six months Luanne Rife has been spending time in Virginia’s coalfields learning about why people living along Virginia’s western border are among the least healthy in the nation.
Michele Dutcher takes a bus to and from the Valumarket at the Mid City Mall on Bardstown Road a few times a week for groceries.
Across Louisville, more than 44,000 people live within food deserts, meaning they can't easily get healthy, affordable food. Here are some key takeaways from The Courier Journal's coverage of the issue.
A Traumatic Failure: DC Public Schools Neglect Mental Health
“I have to meet this guy and have sex with him. If I don’t, then he and his friends are going to rape my little sister,” a student at Frank Ballou High School in Ward 8’s Congress Heights told her teacher.
Ariana Levinson is a member of  the Louisville Association of Community Economics and is a professor at the University of Louisv
The resurgence in the Louisville business community’s interest in socially responsible companies is evident in the popularity of Canopy, a new initiative to foster businesses that do good as an integral part of their overall mission.

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