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The tide of ER visits rose in Southern California after Obamacare became law, growing about 27 percent from 2010 to 2016.
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The Sacramento Bee’s Angela Hart shares how she got a handle on a huge story: the potential move to single-payer health care in the nation’s most populous state.
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“The Children of Central City” is a powerful set of stories and videos that uncover the deep emotional and physical scars born by New Orleans’ most vulnerable kids.
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Bethany Barnes of The Oregonian and Erin Schumaker of Huffington Post on how they tackled ambitious series about the impact of gentrification on health and children.
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A tour of four communities across America revealed a common theme when it comes to the health reform: "Over and over we heard the same thing: people feel forgotten. They feel Washington is not listening."
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A reporter recounts his journey to find the stories that shed light on how Trump’s rhetoric and policies are impacting the health and wellness of kids of undocumented immigrants.
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“I think one of the things that’s changing is the desire to let people see themselves in the data,” ProPublica's Charlie Ornstein told fellow journalists at the 2017 California Data Fellowship on Saturday.
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“I was really interested in the question of how slavery and historic institutions play out in health outcomes today,” Anna Barry-Jester of 538 told fellow journalists this week.
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On Tuesday, National Fellow Michael LaForgia and two colleagues received the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting. In this essay, he shares some of the lessons he learned while reporting the series.

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"It’s around 10 p.m. when I call a crisis worker for victims of domestic violence in remote Northern California," writes reporter Emily Cureton. "I’m panicking, 150 miles away in Oregon. I’m really afraid someone is going to get hurt tonight."

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