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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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These are some questions and answers about what city, state, and school officials have accomplished in the wake of the Inquirer’s “Toxic City” investigation, and some shortfalls that remain.
Tina and Kwabena Nixon work with teen girls and boys in their workshops “Real Talk" and “My Sista’s KeepHer.”
Spoken word artists Tina Nixon and Kwabena Antoine Nixon have helped people enveloped in trauma in Milwaukee open up about their innermost fears.
Florida Times-Union
For the dozens of Jacksonville kids who have taken part in a crime that ended a life, many said they weren’t looking to hurt someone; they were looking for something to do, and to maybe make a little money, too.
Fernando Martinez, 10, left, watches his brother, Jonathan Sanchez Jr., 6, open shiny sport balls after gifts were brought to th
It wasn’t yet Christmas morning, but it may as well have been for Cindy Barrientes and her children. More than 10 people stood outside, bearing dozens of presents, new mattresses, household supplies and food for their family.
Sabine Wiegand, 55, leans against her abandoned home on 2nd Street in Bayside. Her mother, Patricia Wiegand; daughter; and grand
Recovery in rural areas and small towns like Tivoli, Bayside and Austwell is vastly different from cities like Houston, where public and private funding flooded the city as quickly as Harvey’s rains did.
Prosper Waco organized a coalition called Bank on Waco, which met in August and aims to provide financial education for resident
How Waco is working together to improve families' education, finances and health.
Even if Gov. Phil Bryant embraced Medicaid expansion, he would still need support from the Republican-dominated legislature — no
The term-limited Phil Bryant has been holding secret talks after an election that showed strong support for the Obamacare program in red states.
Mark Hailey, 60, and wife Dana in the Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation. Mark gets at-home treatment for his chronic obstructive p
There’s strong evidence that palliative care can improve the quality of life for terminal and chronically ill patients, while reducing emergency room visits and hospitalizations by as much as half.
Florida Times-Union
Marcus Wilson remembers the first time he saw his mom use crack cocaine. He thinks he was about 9. "She was doing it off a soda can," he said.
The Florida Times-Union
The children who end up buried the deepest in the criminal justice system were often victims of extensive trauma before they played a part in killing others.

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