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Health Media Jobs and Opportunities: Latino USA is accepting applicants for two-year California fellowships

Health Media Jobs and Opportunities: Latino USA is accepting applicants for two-year California fellowships

Those interested in current health issues in California, including the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, should check out Latino USA's fellowship program requirements and apply. The Deseret News in Salt Lake City and Cincinnati.com are also hiring.
posted by Anna Romano | Thu, 08/28/2014 - 12:00am
Bed Count: Do hospital closures hit poor communities harder?

Bed Count: Do hospital closures hit poor communities harder?

When a hospital closes in a low-income area, reporters often assume that the care was essential for the poor communities it was serving. But there are several problems with that assumption, including the equation that health equals health care.
posted by William Heisel | Wed, 08/27/2014 - 4:00am
Together we can fight depression

Together we can fight depression

Robin Williams’ depression undoubtedly led to his untimely departure. But as is the case with any psychiatric disorder, the illness and its side effects were not happening in a vacuum. Depression leads to a feeling of hopelessness, which can often spark or coincide with feelings of impulsivity.
posted by Jonathan Shaywitz | Tue, 08/26/2014 - 8:00pm
Mental health court growing, 'changing lives'

Mental health court growing, 'changing lives'

The National Alliance on Mental Illness estimates that approximately one in five state jail prisoners have a recent history of a mental health condition. Jail health care officials say that it's one in four in Tulare County. A mental health court is trying to change that.
posted by Kyle Harvey | Mon, 08/25/2014 - 4:00am
Victim of John Gacy becomes author and survivor activist

Victim of John Gacy becomes author and survivor activist

Author and activist Patrick Dati spoke about his acclaimed memoir, "I Am Me: Survivor of Child Abuse and Bullying Speaks Out," which recounts how Dati overcame a life of bullying and emotional terror.
posted by Martha Rosenberg | Sun, 08/24/2014 - 6:53am

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