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COMMUNITY WIDE: Health Deserts, Good Journalism

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We're talking about good journalism and healthcare deserts on this segment of Community Wide

FLINT, Mich. – Michigan has some of the best medical schools in the country, but when it comes to healthcare our state faces massive deficiencies. It has several healthcare shortages: from gynecologist to home health aides to primary care doctors.

RELATED LINK: Experts: healthcare shortage in Michigan is putting your life at risk

Plus, Dr. Michelle Silva, professor of Media Studies at the University of Michigan-Flint talks with Veronica Meadows about the issue of so-called “fake news”, its historic origins and how good reporting can combat mistrust in the national media.