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posted 03/23/2018
At Los Angeles Unified's 15 wellness centers and through in-class screenings, the district is stepping efforts to help students cope with extremely high levels of trauma and toxic stress.
posted 03/22/2018
“We started looking at the data and found the most vulnerable people in the county, and we put this team together to go find and work with them,” said Anna Roth, director of Contra Costa Health Services.
posted 03/21/2018
Peter Lee on why California's health exchange is partially insulated from GOP-led attacks on the ACA — and why that could all change down the road.
posted 03/20/2018
Kathleen McGrory of the Tampa Bay Times on how she overcame tough obstacles to report on the rising trend of children being shot and killed in Florida.
posted 12/22/2017
The stopgap bill approved by Congress this week will extend funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program for a few more months. That's far from what the program's supporters were hoping for.
posted 12/01/2017
Earlier this week, Harvard researchers released a study that makes a downright gloomy prediction: Nearly six in 10 of today’s children will be obese by age 35, if current trends continue.
posted 10/31/2017
“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.
posted 10/27/2017
For journalists looking to ground their reporting in reliable data, the challenge is to find the right dataset to quantify the particular health issue you're investigating. Luckily, AP's Meghan Hoyer is here to help with that.
posted 10/27/2017
“California is way better situated to handle a lot of the bumps that are happening right now than pretty much any other state,” AP's Meghan Hoyer told journalists this week.
posted 10/26/2017
Mike Berens of The Chicago Tribune offers a master-level introduction to what can be achieved with an open mind and a deep committment to quantifying the stories he pursues.

Ryan White's Blog

At Los Angeles Unified's 15 wellness centers and through in-class screenings, the district is... more »
posted 03/23/18
“We started looking at the data and found the most vulnerable people in the county, and we put... more »
posted 03/22/18
Peter Lee on why California's health exchange is partially insulated from GOP-led attacks on the... more »
posted 03/21/18

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Posted by RyanWhite | Friday, 2018-03-23, 09:08
Hi Laura, thanks for the catch. That sentence, now amended, should read: "When she combined this...
Posted by RyanWhite | Thursday, 2017-11-09, 14:11
Hi Jack, Feel free to send your email to editor@centerforhealthjournalism.org
Posted by RyanWhite | Friday, 2017-10-27, 10:38
Hi Rick, ...

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