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September 07, 2021 | 0 comments
Ever-harsher restrictions in Texas force more women to seek care out of state.
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September 02, 2021 | 0 comments
Reporters share how the Supreme Court decision changed the story in their states – or didn’t.
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August 30, 2021 | 0 comments
Mandates follow in the wake of Pfizer's full approval, and prescriptions and calls to poison control centers for ivermectin rise dramatically.
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August 26, 2021 | 0 comments
As the Delta variant rages, caregivers face dual battles against the virus and burnout.
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August 23, 2021 | 0 comments
Plus, new survey data on COVID-19 vaccination in the LGBTQ+ community, and plans for booster shots take shape.
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August 23, 2021 | 0 comments
A researcher, advocate and journalist share a terminology primer, policy updates and ideas for coverage.
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August 20, 2021 | 0 comments
Pivot. Move forward. And hit the streets. A reporter reflects on lessons learned from reporting on food insecurity during the pandemic.
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August 19, 2021 | 2 comments
Researchers are increasingly finding that the human brain is shaped by external forces while it is still in utero.
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August 16, 2021 | 0 comments
As delta cases surge, breakthrough cases are inciting new vaccine worries. Here's the latest news roundup.
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August 13, 2021 | 0 comments
A new department was tasked with using technology to track people across the social services system, but the effort failed expectations.
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August 12, 2021 | 0 comments
Engaged journalism helped me see the whole of these men and women. And, just as I wanted to listen, many were willing to talk.
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August 11, 2021 | 0 comments
The most decorated U.S. track and field Olympian in history is using her star power to highlight the glaring disparities facing Black mothers.
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August 10, 2021 | 0 comments
A reporter dives into a complicated story to help residents understand the health risks in their backyard.
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August 09, 2021 | 0 comments
The federal eviction ban is partially reinstated, while the summer delta surge changes back-to-school calculations.
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August 04, 2021 | 0 comments
As the COVID-19 crisis continues, insurers begin to restrict coverage for remote care. Never mind that patients love it.



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