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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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Although hospitals in the Valley have preventive measures in place, some are finding that it’s not until an incident happens that a facility knows what more to improve.
Photo by Paul Myers.
This article was produced as a project for the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism’s 2018 California Fellowship.
Vanessa S. Nelson / Capital Public Radio
This article was produced as a project for the 2017 California Data Fellowship, a program of the USC Center for Health Journalism. 
Sabrina Hanes is just 33, but has the medical record of someone twice her age. She recently learned these issues may be linked t
This story was produced as a project for the USC Center for Health Journalism’s California Fellowship.      
(Photo by Brett Duke, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
This story was produced as part of a project for the Dennis A. Hunt Fund for Health Journalism, a program of the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism.
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“Access varies quite dramatically depending on where you are,” said Kim Lewis of the National Health Law Program. “There isn’t a lot being done to ensure accountability in each county.”
Vanessa S. Nelson / Capital Public Radio
A lack of mental health professionals in rural counties is made worse by high rates of substance abuse, financial stress and isolation, which contribute to depression.
Bryan Goebel/KQED
An investigation finds that at least 80 companies continue to have workers in California who are lead-poisoned at levels high enough to cause birth defects, tremors and a variety of brain disorders.
Due to lack of funding and stigma, law enforcement is often on the front lines for mental health crises and the aftermath of suicides in California's Mendocino County.
(Photo by Scott Varley, Daily Breeze/SCNG)
The ports of LA and Long Beach together emit 100 tons of smog daily, according to air quality officials. Even more toxic chemicals are spewed by traffic, refineries and rail yards.

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