AHCJ Rural Health Journalism workshop, fellowships, global income update

Opportunities. While looking at the coverage of the Association of Health Care Journalists’ recent Rural Health Journalism workshop in Fort Worth, I realized that I didn’t share the resources in last week’s newsletter. You’ll find blogs from the sessions, particularly ones about the country’s doctor shortage and reaching low-income patients in rural areas. Looking for some fellowship […]

Minority population numbers, health insurance by county, consumer spending data

News briefs. Massachusetts officials are changing the way they calculate which students are low-income – by no longer using free and reduced lunch numbers. Also, state lawmakers in Massachusetts scheduled a public hearing for two dozen bills aimed at special education policies. Non-profits in New York are helping residents to turn abandoned lots into community gardens. […]