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About Health Dialogues

Health Dialogues is a special series from KQED's "The California Report" that facilitates an ongoing discussion of California health care issues that are important to the underserved: children, low-income residents, minorities, and people with disabilities to name just a few.

Underwritten by a grant from
The California Endowment

Also From California Report


Examining how California is responding to climate change.


An inside look into the people and politics of state government.


Exploring the future of manufacturing jobs in California.


Making sense of our state of disarray.

Health Dialogues

Our State of Health

Our State of Health: California Reports

Community Health Blog

Health Dialogues has launched Our State of Health: a blog chronicling health in neighborhoods and communities across California. Over the next year, our citizen correspondents will be our eyes and ears on the ground, so we can form a more complete understanding of just what state our health is in.

Previous Special Series and Projects

Healthy Ideas: Californians
Weigh In on Health Care Reform

Should we be required to buy health insurance? What are California's health care needs? Get involved by joining California's leading thinkers in a conversation about health care reform. The Obama Administration asked for America's ideas on how to fix our broken system, and we want them to hear from Californians like you.

Special Coverage: Swine Flu

Swine Flu

KQED's swine flu coverage includes a special broadcast of Health Dialogues, links to further resources and in-depth reporting that you expect from KQED.

Chemicals at Home:
Searching for Safe Alternatives

A special series exploring the regulation of chemicals in consumer products. Learn about bans on chemicals commonly found in children's toys; see how certain additives are regulated differently, depending upon where you live; and find out about California's new Green Chemistry movement.

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