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October 18, 2018 | 0 comments
Jim Neff of the Philadelphia Inquirer shares his views this week on what separates all-star investigative reporters from the rest of the pack.
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October 18, 2018 | 0 comments
A new reporting project will examine child abuse deaths and near-deaths over a five-year span to gain a better understanding of how poverty contributes to child abuse across Alabama.
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October 17, 2018 | 0 comments
We're welcoming 16 talented journalists from around the nation to Los Angeles this week for the Center for Health Journalism’s 2018 Data Fellowship.
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October 17, 2018 | 0 comments
The Central Valley's Kern County reported a 30 percent rise in overdose deaths from 2016 to 2017, bucking the statewide decline in fatal overdoses.
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October 16, 2018 | 0 comments
While California has readily embraced the Affordable Care Act, thousands of uninsured or underinsured still turn out for a mega free clinic in Los Angeles every year. Here are a few of their stories.
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October 16, 2018 | 0 comments

A serendipitous visit from a Scottish delegation fuels a deep dive into the health effects of child poverty at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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October 15, 2018 | 0 comments
How many deaths and needless suffering could be prevented if county jails had better health care systems?
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October 12, 2018 | 0 comments
"I am often asked why public health should care about the role of the court and who sits on it. The answer is simple: Court rulings can support or overturn policies that dramatically affect the... more
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October 12, 2018 | 0 comments
This edition of Health Media Jobs and Opportunities features opportunities for health writers at universities, online and news organizations.
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October 11, 2018 | 0 comments
While the Associated Press started advising reporters to avoid the word “commit” when covering suicide several years ago, many journalists and the public have yet to embrace the shift in language.
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October 09, 2018 | 0 comments
A reporter discovers firsthand the darker side of living in Northern California's seemingly idyllic Mendocino County.
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October 08, 2018 | 1 comments
Starting treatment for opioid addiction in the hospital may seem obvious, yet it often doesn't happen. A growing program is trying to change that.
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October 05, 2018 | 0 comments
A few things journalists should keep in mind while covering issues related to disability, which often don't get enough press.
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October 04, 2018 | 0 comments
For the past decade, the vast majority of the young people in Louisville’s secure detention facility have been black. A reporter wonders why more people aren't talking about the disparity.
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October 04, 2018 | 0 comments
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.



Join us at 8:30 a.m. March 22 on Facebook for a life streaming of our daylong briefing on the U.S. Census. You'll learn about the challenges facing counters, efforts to delegitimize the U.S. Census, how the climate of fear in immigrant communities might impede a good count, and discuss reporting and census data analysis strategies.  

What’s the difference between Medicare-for-all and Medicare-for-some? Are these realistic policy proposals, or political blips on the screen? Sign up here for our next Health Matters webinar!

If you're a journalist with big ideas who wants your work to matter, the Center for Health Journalism invites you to apply for the all-expenses-paid-- five days of stimulating discussions in Los Angeles about social and health safety net issues, reporting and engagement grants of $2,000-$12,000 and six months of expert mentoring.