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As part of the Center for Health Journalism Fellowship, journalists work with a senior fellow to develop a special project. Recent projects have examined health disparities by ZIP code in the San Francisco Bay Area, anxiety disorders and depression in the Hispanic immigrant community in Washington state, and the importance of foreign-born doctors to health care in rural communities.

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California Assembly Bill 2963, which is to be heard this week by the Senate Health Committee, aims to ensure there are no more cases like Exide or Mangan Park.
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The special report by Jonathan Bullington and Richard Webster provides an in-depth look at the impact of growing up surrounded by violence in one of New Orleans' most culturally significant and crime-riddled neighborhoods.
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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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One solution to allay the high numbers may be a pilot project the Los Angeles County Fire Department is trying out: a “health care on wheels.”
Venancio Martinez is completely blind from his right eye.
No one in Venancio Martinez’s family had ever had the disease. He remembers feeling relatively good in its early stages and did not feel the need to go to the doctor to check himself regularly.
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For the young boys on the New Orleans' Davis Park football team, it’s not a matter of if they’ve been exposed to violence — it’s how often.
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Twenty-eight former Panthers players were killed in a 14-year span in New Orleans. Former coach Jerome Temple is trying to halt the deaths.
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Latinos are 50 percent more likely to develop kidney problems, studies show.
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A Los Angeles County Fire Department pilot project is testing out a a mobile integrated health care unit. The goal is to see if a “healthcare on wheels” model can help alleviate crowded emergency departments
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Emergency departments at three hospitals stood out in all of California as the ones that were the most visited in 2016. They couldn’t be more different.

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