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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.

Serious depression is a growing problem for multicultural seniors. But unlike older whites, ethnic people 50- are blocked from treatment by poverty, limited or no insurance, lack of programs geared for them—and the stigma of mental problems that permeates many cultures. New America media senior editor Paul Kleyman reports his series on mental challenges for ethnic seniors.

Latino families struggle to find support, services to help cope with illness.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel's Megha Satayanarayana reports on health care issues facing the Spanish-speaking communities of South Santa Cruz County.

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Korean Americans are the least likely minority group to have health insurance. Bo Kim reports on why and how this is affecting the health care of Korean Americans.

From binge eating to getting fit

Three-part series on obesity in Merced County

Part 1: Merced's growing problem of obesity in life's stages

Part 2: Teens have easy access to unhealthy foods

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Three-part series on obesity in Merced County

Part 1: Merced's growing problem of obesity in life's stages

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Three-part series on obesity in Merced County

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Why is it important that people exercise in their senior years? Maureen Cavanaugh and Hank Crook discuss what kinds of exercises seniors should do, and the long-term health benefits that can be gained from staying physically fit as we age.

May Yee Chen of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports on how one hospital in Minnesota cut its C-section rate to 1 in 10 births by expanding the use of midwives.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel's Megha Satayanarayana reports on health care issues facing the Spanish-speaking communities of South Santa Cruz County.

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A child's lifestyle, diet and genetics all play a role in their health, but the biggest obstacle to a child receiving good nutrition is socioeconomic.

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