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August 02, 2021 | 1 comments
Pandemic aid programs cut the number of poor Americans by almost half between 2018 and 2021. What will happen when these programs end?
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August 02, 2021 | 4 comments
The media has largely taken a pass on covering the dark side of Medicare Advantage plans, so people don't understand how the plans’ cost-sharing and provider networks really work.
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July 30, 2021 | 4 comments
Child care workers are not required to get the vaccine — yet.
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July 29, 2021 | 0 comments
Infections and deaths are soaring just as people return to jobs in person. Should workplaces make vaccination mandatory?
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July 29, 2021 | 0 comments
Some have turned to clinical trials as a way to support themselves — but at what cost?
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July 28, 2021 | 0 comments
In 2020, billions of dollars from the federal government headed toward health departments in hopes of managing the century’s greatest public health crisis. Virginia received hundreds of millions. ...
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July 28, 2021 | 1 comments
The idea that both partners after a separation should have equal access to their children has garnered more attention in recent years.
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July 28, 2021 | 0 comments
Candid reflections and takeaways from a brutally awful year in Indian County.
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July 27, 2021 | 0 comments
Why we need to expand the public health ecosystem, and other lessons from the prominent columnist and physician.
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July 27, 2021 | 0 comments
In the nation’s seventh largest city, access to medical care really depends on where you live.
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July 26, 2021 | 0 comments
Priska Neely, managing editor of Gulf States Newsroom, and Cheryl Giscombe, a distinguished professor at UNC Chapel Hill, shine new light on a decades-old disparity.
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July 26, 2021 | 0 comments
Pandemic delays put Dreamers' status at risk? Will masks be fall's must-have back-to-school accessory? Read more in this week's COVID-19 news roundup.
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July 26, 2021 | 0 comments
Will states rush to put up new Medicaid enrollment hurdles when a key federal funding boost goes away?
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July 23, 2021 | 1 comments
As new programs attemp to reinvent policing, the danger is repeating old disparities through new methods, one expert says.
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July 23, 2021 | 2 comments
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in Arkansas has shed light on the health disparities in the Delta areas, where once-thriving cities have become zones in need of assistance.



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