Melody Petersen

Investigative reporter covering healthcare and business for the Los Angeles Times

Investigative reporter covering healthcare and business for the Los Angeles Times 

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Did you tick the donor box when you got your driver’s license?

The big and shady business of organ harvesting

Did you tick the donor box when you got your driver’s license?

from Greater LA

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Finding and getting to know a love interest was difficult before COVID-19. Then came the pandemic lockdown, and rather than give up on love, singles started dating virtually.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Most of California is in a drought emergency, but Southern California has largely been spared.

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Greater LA spoke with more than 10 Olympians from Southern California about those challenges, their journey, and passion for their sports. Here are highlights from their interviews.

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Government insurance is provided to people for medically necessary care. But, when care is not necessary should it still be provided as a benefit?

from Second Opinion

Project Roomkey, a statewide effort to place medically vulnerable unhoused people in hotel rooms during the pandemic, is scheduled to close at the end of September.

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El Segundo has roughly 16,000 residents, and nearly three-fourths of them are white, according to the 2019 Census .

from Greater LA