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An apparent link between risky behavior and bias-related bullying tends to be stronger in California’s more segregated counties.
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Maps of the modern plagues of health disparities — rural hospital closings, medical provider shortages, poor education outcomes, poverty and mortality — all glow along this Southern corridor.
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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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One parent referred to Georgia's 46-year-old system for segregating children diagnosed with emotional and behavioral disabilities as “a warehouse for kids the school system doesn't want or know how to deal with.”

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