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Consumer Reports is looking for a senior writer and editor to help create a range of digital, print, social, interactive, and video content with a health focus.
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Parks can improve health and fight climate change. But not all parks affect a community the same way. Increasingly, activists and residents are asking the question, "Who's it for?"
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“We need to think of race as a proxy for racism, rather than race as a proxy for biology," says Drexel University's Michael Yudell.
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A recent CNN story about an insurer denying coverage for proton beam therapy is a classic case of the media hyping an unproven, costly treatment.
The Courier Journal has received support from the University of Southern California's Center for Health Journalism to embark on a project about food insecurity in Louisville, with the goal of presenting solutions that fit our community.  
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Over the past decade, study after study has shown that thousands of people who live within certain areas of Louisville don't have adequate access to food.
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Reporter Vicki Gonzalez spent the past year on this series as a recipient of the 2018 California Fellowship with USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism.  
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A new California survey of pregnant and new mothers paints a bleak picture of what it’s like to be a black mother.
Reynaldo Garza leans against his 2002 Ford Expedition. The 70-year-old purchased the SUV to escape from the heat and and have a
He used to sleep in a bed. In a home. That was until Hurricane Harvey struck, when the 70-year-old lost his home and almost everything he owned.
Carrie Whitley shows off a new garden in front of her Santa Cruz home. Habitat for Humanity Monterey Bay helped add a 500-unit A
Joy and Ben Langford know how difficult it is for a young family to afford a home in Monterey County. They rented for several years as they had three children. At the same time, Ben’s parents wanted to downsize and relocate from Texas to California to be closer to them, but they couldn't afford it.
When Doris Beckman tried matching women for home-sharing on her own, she says “I got so many calls and it’s heartbreaking. You c
Like most of us, Doris Beckman, 67, had a plan for how life was going to go. But real life has a way of interrupting the imagined one.  

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