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“Children get the best care possible, no doubt,” says the head of the Sickle Disease Foundation of California. “It’s when that child becomes an adult — that’s when they fall into a black hole.”
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A Philadelphia classroom is filled with dangerous levels of lead and asbestos while the unresponsive school district is missing in action.
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This article was produced as a project for the USC Center for Health Journalism’s California Fellowship.
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In California’s county jails, a reporter finds far more obstacles to getting data on health care than expected.
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After a near-fatal illness, columnist Trudy Lieberman returns with renewed conviction on how essential health coverage is for all Americans.
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Some seniors there now say they are looking for ways to take as few prescription drugs as possible. And many are turning to cannabis as an alternative.
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Isabella was 8 years old when she came to the U.S. with her mom Daissy and her sister from Colombia.
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“Welcome to NAMI en español,” says Pedro Arciniega, in Spanish, before an audience of more than 35 participants who were crammed into a room to attend a month meeting to hear about one young man’s journey who struggles with a severe mental illness.
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Fatal errors and lack of adequate medical care in immigration detention centers bring suffering to detainees and their families.

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Errores mortales y falta de atención médica adecuada en los centros de detención para inmigrantes, son una realidad que cada vez derraman más lágrimas entre reclusos y familiares.

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