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Sunday, July 26, 2015 - 9:06am
The drug industry is trying to stay a Wall Street darling with new, uber priced drugs—notably hepatitis C drugs. Gilead Sciences sold $12.4 billion worth of Sovaldi at $1000 a pill last year.
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July 26, 2015 | 0 comments
Friday, July 24, 2015 - 4:00am
There was a striking case of news convergence earlier this week: the annual KIDS COUNT report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation emphasized high rates of childhood poverty, and a new JAMA Pediatrics study issued alarming new results on the effect of poverty on young brains.
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July 24, 2015 | 0 comments
Friday, July 24, 2015 - 12:00am
Put your health reporting and editing skills to their best use with this week's roundup of job positions and professional opportunities listed on Career GPS.
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July 24, 2015 | 0 comments
Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 4:00am
From hospital systems to pharmacies, this summer’s health headlines have been filled with tales of consolidation. And no where has the “merger mania” been more evident than the insurance sector. Health policy expert Paul Ginsburg helps us break down the trend in this Q&A.
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July 23, 2015 | 0 comments
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 4:00am
When treatment options aren't clear-cut, can decision-making tools such as brochures and videos help patients make better choices? A new study provides the first systematic review of decision aids designed to help patients with serious illness. The evidence on their effectiveness is mixed.
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July 22, 2015 | 0 comments
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 4:00am
A new study on tuberculosis in wake of the devastating 2010 Haitian earthquake offers a number of health policy lessons that hold true far beyond the tiny island nation. The country's robust approach to HIV testing is one of them.
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July 21, 2015 | 0 comments
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 4:00am
In 2013, Sacramento's Capital Public Radio hired jesikah maria ross to develop a deep community engagement strategy around their multimedia documentary project The View From Here. The experience holds a number of valuable lessons on engaging and building audiences.
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July 21, 2015 | 0 comments
Monday, July 20, 2015 - 4:00am
What happens to at-risk children whose parents die prematurely, leaving them orphaned? It's a vital question, since health disparities can cause early deaths in some populations, leaving children in precarious emotional, educational and financial straits.
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July 20, 2015 | 0 comments
Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 10:00pm
Join Reporting on Health for the upcoming Visualizing Health Care Data webinar on July 23, plus check out new health editor and writer positions around the country.
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July 16, 2015 | 0 comments
Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 11:30am
A casual observer watching the preschool-aged children bounce around the outdoor playground at the Children’s Institute wouldn’t immediately notice anything amiss. Except that these kids wouldn’t be here had something not already gone very wrong in their young lives.
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July 16, 2015 | 0 comments
Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 5:00am
While Americans tend to think of sex trafficking as a problem that happens overseas, the United States is a major sex trafficking hub for obvious reasons—it's a rich country. An estimated 100,000 children in the U.S. are forced into the sex trade every year.
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July 16, 2015 | 1 comments
Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 4:00am
Five of the worst schools in Florida are clustered in a 15-square-mile area in Pinellas County’s black neighborhoods. Behavior problems are rampant. Teacher turnover is constant. Michael LaForgia of the Tampa Bay Times investigates how and why these schools are failing kids.
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July 16, 2015 | 0 comments
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 4:00am
The Denver Post's Jennifer Brown knew there were compelling stories to be told behind Colorado's soaring numbers of homeless children. But finding and following the right families would take her on a six-month journey deep into two families' difficult daily lives.
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July 15, 2015 | 0 comments
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 4:00am
For many contemporary Native American communities, accessing healthy food in any form is a challenge. While the federal government offers some assistance, it's often not enough. For my fellowship project, I'll investigate what resources tribes are using – or not – to address food insecurity.
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Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 4:00am
In Arkansas, judges make frequent use of their authority to lock up children known as "status offenders," despite the fact that they haven't broken any laws. Few people outside the juvenile justice system know how easy it is for a child to end up behind bars. Even fewer see the long-lasting impact.
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July 15, 2015 | 0 comments

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