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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.

USA Today
The White House, National Academies and now some members of Congress have called for nursing home reforms. Rep. Bobby Rush says corporations must be held accountable for pandemic deaths.
Mark Mulligan, Houston Chronicle / Staff photographer
Lacking resources, she thought her mentally ill son would be safer in jail. Then he was beaten to death.
Damon Casarez / The Guardian
Hundreds of people have been shot and killed in the industrial corridors of Wilmington, California.
With the passage of the Mental Health Parity Act, insurers are required to provide equal coverage for behavioral health care.
Kevin White's Home
Many vulnerable Minnesotans have no idea that their county can place a hefty lien on their home to recover expenses for long-term care.
Democrat & Chronicle
Rochester Mayor Malik Evans campaigned last year on a promise to "promote environmental justice in every neighborhood ... (while) making Rochester an environmentally friendly city of the future."
Democrat and Chronicle
The current inequality in tree cover in the city of Rochester is easy to observe, but how did it come to be that way?
Democrat & Chronicle
Reporter Justin Murphy used unique data sources and a range of other records to analyze the history of Rochester’s tree cover. Here’s how he did it.
The Fresno Bee
The future of transportation in Fresno County rests largely with Measure C, a local sales tax that is expected to raise more than $6.8 billion for roads, highways, and public transit over the next 30 years.
Registered nurse Sue Dillon administers a dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to a person at a clinic in Wilmington, California.
Wilmington, California, has experienced hundreds more deaths than it does on average. Power, pollution, and poverty all play a role.



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