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Three of my relatives, all Mixteco farmworkers in California, died of COVID-19 last year. As we mourn, we wonder if diabetes played a role in their deaths.
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A growing number of women are facing criminal charges for substance use during pregnancy in Oklahoma. Experts and health care providers say that’s bad for moms and babies.
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"Nadie estaba preparado para poder ofrecer información correcta a nuestra comunidad sobre este virus de una manera eficaz y verdadera en nuestros idiomas: mixteco, zapoteco, purépecha, entre otros", explica en primera persona un líder comunitario.
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Dr. Valencia Andrew-Pirtle began working in Blytheville more than 20 years ago as a family medicine specialist and, over time, she has learned the most dangerous disease Mississippi County faces is one she wouldn't have thought about decades ago.
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This story as part of the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism’s 2021 California Fellowship.
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The Central and Northwest metropolitan areas of Arkansas have grown in population over the past decade, but towns in the Delta — with the exception of Jonesboro — lost people in large numbers.
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A year and a half after COVID-19 outbreaks tore through many of the nation's meatpacking plants, workers and their towns are still working on ways to enhance safety.
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Home designs imported to the Arctic from elsewhere are contributing to health problems that disproportionately affect Alaska Natives.
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Masala Heroes is a three-part series on Santa Clara County’s South Asian (Desi) grocery stores and their contribution to their community’s health.
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“It definitely has an impact on your psyche,” one resident said of the lack of food options.

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