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$25 to see the doctor at a storefront clinic

$25 to see the doctor at a storefront clinic

Known as bodega clinics or storefront clinics — these doctors' offices are incredibly popular in Orange County's Latino neighborhoods. But public health officials harbor a number of concerns about such "bodega" clinics.
By Amy DePaul | 02/27/2015
The loud silence of rape survivors

The loud silence of rape survivors

About 80 percent of rapes happen between people of the same race. For black women survivors whose assailants are also black, cultural codes can make it difficult to speak out.
By Jazelle Hunt | 02/27/2015
Health Media Jobs and Opportunities: Still accepting National Fellowship applications

Health Media Jobs and Opportunities: Still accepting National Fellowship applications

WomensForum.com is looking for a Health Editor in Chicago, while The Post-Bulletin in Rochester, MN is searching for a Health Reporter. Also, check out our new webinar on March 19 looking at innovations in how we pay for health care.
By Anna Romano | 02/26/2015
If deadly mushrooms pop up, who's your go-to expert?

If deadly mushrooms pop up, who's your go-to expert?

After a rain, mushrooms pop up.  Even if you are an experienced mushroom hunter, it's hard to tell the difference between an edible variety and one that can be deadly. ...
By Jondi Gumz | 02/25/2015
Cancer disparities in LA's minority communities

Cancer disparities in LA's minority communities

My project will look at current research into cancers that disproportionately affect ethnic minorities, specifically Jewish and African-American communities. I will examine medical discoveries and ongoing clinical trials that hope to shed light on breast and ovarian cancer, male breast and prostat
By Avishay Artsy | 02/24/2015

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How can journalists and foundations collaborate to deepen and improve reporting on underserved communities? Our USC Annenberg School of Journalism program in collaboration with The California Endowment, the Wyncote Foundation and Media Impact Funders, convened 75 leaders from both fields.

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