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Black women have twice the risk of developing breast cancer as white women, and three times the mortality rate. They also have far less access to screening.
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Not knowing how the Affordable Care Act will be changed and the possibility that Congress and President Trump will repeal it without an adequate replacement has many Latinos worried.
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Cristina Sprague, a nurse practitioner in San Francisco, says the irony for many Filipino caregivers is that they often work 16-hour shifts as care providers but can’t provide care for their own children.
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Across the country, in big cities and small towns, kids attend schools so close to busy roads that traffic exhaust poses a health risk.
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Only recently have researchers fully understood how critical “language nutrition” is for children’s cognitive growth. As a result, new programs aim to help parents increase their kids’ language skills.
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In the past 30 years, Indianapolis' infant mortality rate has decreased by more than a third. But Indiana still has the second-highest black infant mortality rate in the country.
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New tech devices can help parents make sure they're talking to their kids enough. Such conversations drive healthy brain development and help kids keep up with their peers at school.
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It can be hard to find new, compelling ways of telling stories about well-known health issues. But as reporter Elizabeth Aguilera discovered in her series on type 2 diabetes, that shouldn’t stop you.
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Rufino Jiménez is a legal U.S. resident who pays $17 a month for health insurance he receives through his employer. But he does not have time to go see a doctor — he doesn't even have time to stop and eat his lunch. His struggles are far from unique.
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Hospitals can be dangerous, uncomfortable places. As two recent pieces in high-profile medical journals detail, the "hospital-at-home" approach can offer a better alternative for many patients.

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