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Adianet Galván died after botched cosmetic surgery in Florida.
"As fellow news junkies, we talked about the increasing number of cases we reported on a daily basis about women dying from cosmetic surgeries in Florida, and people who were arrested for not being actual doctors."
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The Center for Media Innovation is accepting applications for the Doris O’Donnell Innovations in Investigative Reporting Fellowship, designed to provide journalists with the resources to tell groundbreaking stories in creative ways.
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Surgeons perform a stem cell operation on a patient.
As stem cell clinics proliferate, health reporters and potential patients should be asking some basic questions about clinics in their communities.
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Homeless residents chat beside their tents on a street in downtown Los Angeles, California on June 25, 2018.
We tour South L.A.'s Homeless Outreach Program Integrated Care System with L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas. Plus, elder abuse is more common than you might think. And, the latest news out of Hollywood.
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Reports of all types of elder abuse are on the rise in California. Financial abuse is the most common.
This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Michelle Faust Raghavan, a participant in the USC Center for Health Journalism's 2018 Data Fellowship.
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The suicide rate for boys ages 15 to 19 jumped dramatically in 2017, reaching its highest point in a generation.
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Very little is known about how well any individual Medicaid managed care plan is delivering quality care to the children it covers, resulting in a big accountability problem.
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A sign points the way to the emergency room at Palomar Medical Center Escondido.
ER visits rose 18% from 2012 to 2017, posing financial and operational difficulties.
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Raena Granberry, shown here with her daughter, previously lost a child who was born premature.
Black babies in the U.S. are twice as likely to die as white babies in their first year. When I heard this decades-old statistic for the first time, it me like a slap to the face.
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SHE Media is looking for an experienced editor to join their team in New York, overseeing all health and wellness coverage on SheKnows.com.
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The gap between African Americans and whites in controlling hypertension decreased by 58% from 2009 to 2017. Explaining why is trickier.
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