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How do you cover the fake cures without giving them more oxygen than they deserve?
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A reporter learns to diversify her tactics to find more diverse families for a series on the rise of Type 1 diabetes.
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City leaders repeatedly denied that homeless sweeps were happening. A reporter shares how she proved them wrong.
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Health Media Jobs & Opportunities: The Washington Post is looking for a health and science writer
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Scientists and reporters are watching for a full-blown COVID-19 resurgence. How will we know when we're there? Keep these confounding factors in mind.
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A reporter reflects on the deeper issues behind a split-second decision she faced on air when asked for her reaction to George Floyd's death.
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Experts explain how to put the inevitable rise in COVID-19 cases into context.
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Curious what’s happening in your state? Here's how one newsroom tackled the question.
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The Navajo Nation's high rates of asthma and other respiratory illnesses have taken on a new urgency: COVID-19 has hit the community worse than any other tribe in the country.
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“My major piece of advice to anyone encountering preliminary studies is to be skeptical,” said journalism professor Sharon Dunwoody.

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