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posted 04/12/2018
Pharmacy deserts are a growing problem in Chicago. Tribune reporter Eseosa Olumhense discusses how she reported on the worrying trend.
posted 03/27/2018
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posted 02/22/2018
When Jessica Porten sought help for postpartum depression, she wasn't expecting the nurse to call the police to escort her to the ER. She now believes moms need far better help for their mental health needs.
posted 02/01/2018
We recently spoke with Brenda Woods-Placky, director of the Climate Matters program at Climate Central, to discuss how journalists can best report on the science and health impact of climate change.
posted 08/01/2017
Reporters Kameel Stanley and Ed Williams discuss ethics in journalism, with a focus on communities in crisis. They emphasize how taking the time to understand a community can lead to more compelling reporting.
posted 07/24/2017
"To what extent do you give a fair voice to the uninformed opinion?" one reporter asked. “But who am I to say that they don’t have a voice? That’s always been a bit of a challenge to me.”
posted 06/25/2017
California has been particuarly aggressive in its data-driven effort to curb high C-section rates at hospitals throughout the state. The results from early pilot projects have been promising.
posted 06/13/2017
Genuine conversation between Americans with different political views has become a rare commodity these days. We sought to buck that trend by asking two Americans with different political philosophies to discuss their views.
posted 05/09/2017
Last week, the House narrowly passed the American Health Care Act. We've asked journalists, nonprofit leaders, and health care practitioners to share what they’re hearing from people in their cities and states.
posted 05/02/2017
During last night's Jimmy Kimmel Live! the late night host told the emotional story of his newborn son Billy, linking the story to the current debate on pre-existing conditions in Congress.

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Posted by camobi | Thursday, 2018-05-03, 13:50
Community editor here- that is a truly heartbreaking story, and I applaud your desire to help...
Posted by camobi | Wednesday, 2017-12-06, 13:48
Hello Martin, ...
Posted by camobi | Friday, 2017-12-01, 17:17
Hello, Linda. This is Chinyere, the community editor for the Center for Health Journalism. Thank...