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New research has some surprising findings that challenge old assumptions about Medicaid.
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Families such as the Stewarts rely on a health care system that is overwhelmingly white and has historically treated patients of color poorly.
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More than four decades after the community began arriving in the country en masse, many immigrants still struggle to access culturally competent and sensitive health care.
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“We have not only a real public health threat but this novel coronavirus is really affecting the economy, and this is going to have implications for state revenues,” one analyst said.
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Health reporters from Politico and The Washington Post joined Urban's Linda Blumberg for a fresh look at the candidates' plans for health reform— and the very real challenges they'd face.
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How fetal alcohol syndrome has slipped from Washington's agenda.
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North Carolina has one of the worst records in the nation for the deaths of children a year or younger. The rate of black babies’ deaths is a big reason.
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Two years since the creation of Ballad, the state has yet to release quality, access and financial reports with the public.
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In Texas, a mother’s chance of delivering her child by cesarean section and a baby’s chance of experiencing health problems early in life have a lot to do with the place she gives birth.
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Research shows that as hospitals fall under fewer ownership umbrellas, prices can rise — and at significantly higher rates than their more modestly sized competitors.

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