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Immigrants wait in a processing cell at the Adelanto Detention Facility in Adelanto, California. (Photo: John Moore/Getty Images
A few days before Christmas in 2015, a 54-year-old immigrant named Jose Manuel Azurdia Hernandez began vomiting in his cell at a detention center in Adelanto, California.
Premature babies more likely to be readmitted to hospital for abuse
A recent study finds preemies had 1.6 times the risk of being readmitted to the hospital within their first year for injuries from physical abuse and neglect.
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Application's for the 2019 California Fellowship are now being accepted. Additionally, local newspapers are hiring in Iowa, Pennsylvania and Florida.
Attorney Oliver Sprott heads into a courtroom at the Harris County Juvenile Justice Center. Sprott was appointed to represent lo
This story was published with the support of the USC Annenberg National Health Fellowship and the Fund for Journalism on Child Well-Being.  
Vlai Ly is a Hmong-American writer and photographer working in Sacramento. He wrote this essay while assisting SN&R with the USC
"It was Laos, and the elders, that taught me that we create community and community creates us," writes Vlai Ly, a Hmong-American writer and photographer working in Sacramento.
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San Diego hospitals seeking are trying to steer non-emergency patients away from emergency rooms. Why? And how is the trend affecting county ER wait times?
Several San Francisco city departments have seen challenges as they implement sexual orientation and gender identity, or SOGI, q
Matthew S. Bajko is a recipient of the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism's 2017 California Fellowship. 
Mai Yang, a Hmong refugee who’s father was killed fighting for the CIA’s “Secret Army,” sits remembering those days in her home
Health workers and a younger generation help Hmong elders overcome a devastating past in one Northern California community.
Dr. Brian Wansink, left, visits elementary students in Ithaca, New York. Revelations about Wansink’s research methods led to his
BuzzFeed reporter Stephanie Lee explains how she went about obtaining crucial emails between Cornell researcher Brian Wansink and colleagues, showing a long history of troubling practices.
Exploring how discrimination puts teen health at risk
Discrimination and segregation in America are nothing new. Measuring their effects on health, however, is.
What mental health resources exist for children of color in Texas?
in 2017, the rate of suicide attempts for Hispanic teens in Texas was 11.4 percent, compared with 8.2 percent nationally, according to data from the CDC.



The deadline is Friday, December 14, to apply for the 2019 California Fellowship, which provides $1,000 reporting grants and six months of expert mentoring to 20 journalists, community engagement grants of up to $2,000, specialized mentoring, to five.