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Officials in San Francisco and Sacramento are aiming to make answering questions about sexual orientation and gender identity routine as they begin to collect this data in multiple settings and on government forms.
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Many Filipino undocumented immigrants remain fearful of seeking out helath care, even with the heightened outreach campaign for health care for undocumented children that began in May 2016.
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"I had to come to accept that the hospital wasn’t looking at me as a whole person — just a combination of vital signs, lab work, symptoms, and medical and nursing orders," writes Joy Victory.
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The anxiety is so great that some undocumented adults have at times put themselves under a form of house arrest due to fears of being picked up by ICE agents.
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Warren County, North Carolina has experienced decades of hardship and despair. But Mary Somerville of the Warren Community Health Clinic says nothing was more heartbreaking than the day she had to close the clinic.
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Paying attention to the language that people use when they are relating something they say happened to them is one of the best techniques you can use for “catching and releasing” those dubious fish stories.
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"I don’t think we talk often enough about why it matters if health care industry entities are allowed to advertise within, or sponsor, health care journalism content," writes HealthNewsReview's Gary Schwitzer.
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Instability and sharp premium increases are roiling health exchanges across the country. As insurers submit their rate requests, here's what our expert panel said reporters should bear in mind.
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Parents of undocumented children who qualify for California’s Medicaid program have asked to be unenrolled or have their information scrubbed from databases.

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“Racism in medicine is a national emergency.” That’s how journalist Nicholas St. Fleur characterized the crisis facing American health care this spring, as his team at STAT embarked on “Color Code,” an eight-episode series exploring medical mistrust in communities of color across the country. In this webinar, we’ll take inspiration from their work to discuss strategies and examples for telling stories about inequities, disparities and racism in health care systems. Sign-up here!

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