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"Adverse childhood experience" has become a buzzword in social services, public health, education, pediatrics and even business. Do you know your own ACE score?

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Defeat, resignation and inspiration are the three words that best describe those profiled in the series looking into the challenges Latinos in Orange County face when trying to gain access to health care ....

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Premature birth is a global killer. Leaving the womb too early accounts for more than 1 million infant deaths each year, the latest data reveals, almost half of all newborn mortality worldwide. But it’s not just the toll on newborns that increasingly concerns health experts.

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Most Americans favor Medicaid expansion, Accretive Health settles, bird flu jumps to seals and more from our Daily Briefing.

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It comes as no surprise that health facilities in Uganda are in a sorry state, medicines are not in hospitals, doctors are complaining and need a bare minimum of salary to sustain their livelihoods and some districts like Kalangala do not have fulltime doctors. And all this while, the technocrats at the Ministry of Health, steal a little.

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The CBO estimates health law costs, states slash Medicaid, female condoms touted as fashionable and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Living for decades on boats, Sausalito's anchor-outs face daily perils, ongoing health challenges and stepped-up police scrutiny.

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Californians foot the bill for one of the largest prison systems in the world.  This series looked beyond the tremendous financial costs of incarceration and examined the collateral damage to individuals, families and whole communities in Oakland.

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Inquiry into the FDA demanded, Medicaid cheats arrested, heart attacks more survivable and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Alzheimer's research has a promising new gene, the NAACP likes Obamacare, teaching doctors to think about costs and more from our Daily Briefing.

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