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A sign with a skull and crossbones that translates as ‘No uranium’ in the Diné language warns visitors near the Church Rock mini

‘We’re Losing Our People’

COVID-19 ravaged Indigenous tribes in New Mexico. State and federal data reveal how a long legacy of uranium exposure may have made them uniquely vulnerable.
Starms Discovery Learning Center school nurse Ashley Capodarco exams student Major Wilson, 9, in her office. Asthma is the most

Asthma afflicts 6 million children, many of whom grow up in poor neighborhoods. Most frustrating: It can be controlled.

Ma’Siah’s asthma was uncontrolled. And when his mother watched him, her feelings went from joy to helplessness.
(Photo by Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images)

Coronavirus Files: Summer wave may have peaked as CDC reviews new boosters

Both Moderna and Pfizer have applied for emergency authorization of their new vaccine formulas targeting both the original strain and the omicron BA.4/5 variant.
Asthma attacks can impact not just children, but entire families.

What are the signs my child has asthma? What steps should I take? We answer these key questions and a dozen more.

The Journal Sentinel gathered information from doctors, asthma organizations and housing advocates to create a guide for managing children's asthma.
(Image by Smoobs via Flickr/Creative Commons)

Black women undergo hysterectomies at alarmingly high rates, but it’s not an easy story to tell

Black women have higher hysterectomy rates than white patients, especially in the South. I wanted to find out why.
This summer, Missouri did not opt into federal child nutrition waivers that for the last two years have given summer meal site o

One state declined a simple tweak to its summer meals program. Thousands of kids paid the price.

An investigation found that Missouri was the only state to not allow grab-and-go meals, resulting in up to 97% fewer kids meals being distributed than last summer in some areas.
Minors talk to an agent outside a pod at the Department of Homeland Security holding facility run by the Customs and Border Patr

When migrant children attempt to take their lives

A haunting story to report: Children suffering from being away from their families kept thinking about ending their lives.
Re-vegetation efforts on the Oceano Dunes help prevent dust and sand from blowing inland and polluting the air.

Clouded in Crisis: The search for solutions to help Nipomo Mesa communities breathe better air

Exposure to air pollution has long been a public health issue for people in South San Luis Obispo County.


The nation's top infectious disease specialist will join us for a conversation with national health reporter Dan Diamond of The Washington Post. We’ll talk about the evolving threat posed by monkeypox, the current state of the COVID pandemic, and broader lessons on how we respond to emerging diseases. Sign-up here!

The USC Center for Health Journalism at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism is seeking two Engagement Editors and a social media consultant to join its team. Learn more about the positions and apply.


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