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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.

Jill Replogle / KPCC
Momentum is building to get emergency departments to play a bigger role in stemming the epidemic.
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From harmful dust to toxic fumes, poor oversight is blamed as school repairs make the same mistakes again and again.
Linda Tisbo, a member of the Laguna Woods Medical Cannabis Collective, cleans out her pipe on April 11, 2018.
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.
Jill Replogle
"We are overreacting to the need to lower opioid prescribing by punishing patients," says Dr. Kelly Pfeifer.
Michelle Faust / KPCC
In Los Angeles County, the rate of deadly overdoses is much lower than the national rate. Why?
Jessica Griffin / Staff Photographer
At aging Philadelphia schools, asbestos is a lurking health threat to children and staff. Tests find alarming levels, even after repair work is done.
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At aging Philadelphia schools, asbestos is a lurking health threat to children and staff. Tests by the Inquirer and Daily News at 11 schools found alarming levels of fibers in settled dust, even after repair work was done.
Jessica Griffin / Staff Photographer
Many Philadelphia schools are incubators for illness, with environmental hazards that endanger students and hinder learning.
Marvin Fong / The Plain Dealer
Cleveland youth shared this week personal stories to underscore the importance of the projects they proposed to police, community and nonprofit leaders in their city.
Tim Harrison, Special to The Plain Dealer
"My neighborhood has too many candlelight vigils for victims of police brutality or from neglect or incompetence from law enforcement who were not around enough to prevent the situations in the first place."

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