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The practice of harm reduction seeks not to shame people who use drugs into giving them up, but simply to provide them with the tools to improve their health.
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Judith Lewis Mernit’s reporting on harm reduction in rural California was supported by the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism’s 2018 Impact Fund.
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As more states consider legalizing marijuana, California's First 5 agencies are on the forefront of educating the public about the impacts during pregnancy and in homes with young children.
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Harm reduction seeks not to shame people who use drugs into giving them up, but simply to provide them with the tools and support to improve their health.
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The Central Valley's Kern County reported a 30 percent rise in overdose deaths from 2016 to 2017, bucking the statewide decline in fatal overdoses.
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This story was produced as a project for the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism’s 2018 California Fellowship.
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This story was produced as a project for the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism’s 2018 California Fellowship.
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This story was produced as a project for the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism’s 2018 California Fellowship.  
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New statistics show just how quickly rates of babies born with neonatal abstinence syndrome have risen over the past six years, particularly in largely rural states such as Kentucky. Here's why that's so worrying.

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