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Lessons from San Francisco’s pre-Obamacare system to provide universal health coverage
Has San Francisco's pre-Obamacare safety net plan been superseded by history?
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San Francisco says it’s close to ending HIV— so why are dozens of people still dying of AIDS?
San Franicsco is pushing to be among the first cities in the world to end the transmission of HIV. But reaching those most at risk of dying will require aggressive and unconventional public health strategies.
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Why do low-wage workers in San Luis Obispo County live in crumbling apartments?
Near the gateway to the county’s wine country, hundreds of workers who toil in the fields and clean hotel rooms live in housing filled with mold and bedbugs.
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Veteran journalist and a public records wizard Sarah Cohen offers essential advice for how to be more effective in your records requests.
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Investigating addiction’s outsized role in America’s social struggles
When horrific cases of child abuse make headlines, social workers are often painted as neglecting their duty. But is a system that protects parental rights and keeping families intact really to blame?
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Are Utah’s private youth facilities keeping struggling children safe?
Some children have been sexually assaulted. There are documented cases of child abuse. There have even been riots.
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How limited access to health care hurts mothers and babies in South Texas
In Texas, a mother’s chance of delivering her child by cesarean section and a baby’s chance of experiencing health problems early in life have a lot to do with the place she gives birth.
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An elementary school near Sunnyside, Oregon
A January audit found that Portland Public Schools – the largest district in the state – spends more per pupil than similar districts across the state, yet systematically fails students of color and students from poorer homes.
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An investigative reporter for Capital & Main shares how data, investigative smarts and stubborn persistence eventually culminated in new state legislation.
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Is hospital consolidation making health care less affordable on California’s Central Coast?
Research shows that as hospitals fall under fewer ownership umbrellas, prices can rise — and at significantly higher rates than their more modestly sized competitors.
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How to encourage more men of color to use HIV prevention medication in California
Only a small percentage of Americans who could benefit from the PrEP pill are using it, despite its effectiveness.
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