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In our Living in the Shadows series, news organizations from around the country joined together to bring to light the interplay between immigration status and health. We will show where health systems fail some of the most vulnerable and highlight effective solutions to common conditions.

Ruxandra is a radio, print, and multimedia journalist. She has reported from the Caribbean, South and Central America...
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Sue Luttner is a technical writer and occasional journalist who has found herself following an astonishing medico-leg...

Our bloggers take a look at health care implementation with a particular emphasis on the safety net population in California, a state seen as a symbolic of both the potential and challenges of reform. Ted Kissell, a veteran journalist and R. Jan Gurley, MD, a journalist and writer, serve as the principal writers for the blog, along with other guest contributors. Jill Braden Balderas, contributing editor of Reporting on Health, serves as the blog's principal editor. 

Dr. Jan Gurley, a board-certified internist physician, is the only Harvard Medical School graduate, ever, to hav...

William Heisel, former investigative reporter for the Los Angeles Times, writes about investigative health reporting. He currently is assistant director for external relations at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation in Seattle.

I have reported on health for most of my career. My work as an investigative reporter at the Los Angeles Times and th...

Children's Health Matters, a blog curated and reported by Journalist Ryan White, along with other collaborators, shares the latest research, journalism and ideas on pediatric health and child development outcomes; prevention models to reduce health disparities for ill children and children born into poverty; and trends in children's health and well-being.

I currently write the "Children's Health Matters" blog for Reporting on Health, which focuses on early childhoo...
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Here is where you'll find news about The California Endowment Health Journalism Fellowships program and its participants. Check back often for updates on Fellows and their work, live-blogging of our seminars, and more from our staff.
I currently write the "Children's Health Matters" blog for Reporting on Health, which focuses on early childhoo...

This blog builds on the Reporting on Health Collaborative's "Just One Breath" Valley Fever reporting project, which was launched in September 2012 in several California newspapers, online news services, public radio and at

I've been a reporter, editor and journalism educator for more than two decades -- working in California at the San ...


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