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Until I started interviewing survivors of sexual assault, I never thought of a source as someone I needed to protect.
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Creshelle Nash, the medical director for health equity and public programs at Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield, administers a
Dr. Valencia Andrew-Pirtle began working in Blytheville more than 20 years ago as a family medicine specialist and, over time, she has learned the most dangerous disease Mississippi County faces is one she wouldn't have thought about decades ago.
Downtown Helena-West Helena is shown in this Sept. 30, 2020, file photo.
The Central and Northwest metropolitan areas of Arkansas have grown in population over the past decade, but towns in the Delta — with the exception of Jonesboro — lost people in large numbers.
In recent years, there have been efforts to increase other competency restoration alternatives – like jail-based or outpatient methods – but for some people, those options are not always available.
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A year and a half after COVID-19 outbreaks tore through many of the nation's meatpacking plants, workers and their towns are still working on ways to enhance safety.
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Ana Nicho Luu, 66, right, takes her mother, Maura Nicho, 90, who has Alzheimer’s disease, for a short walk around their Santa Cl
There is no elder care system in California, and the options are particularly dire for families with scant resources.
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Moms talk about what it’s like to be pregnant in jail, and about their lives before and after incarceration.
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Ingrid Tischer, who lives with a rare form of muscular dystrophy, was one of two women the author followed as they navigated the
People with disabilities routinely contend with neglect and dismissal, made worse by the pandemic. A journalist reflects on what he learned from reporting such stories.
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“Grandma was in the system and now Mom is in the system and now the child is in the system … How can we expect our community members to even start healing?”
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The research is nascent and the early results conflicting, but there are some worrying signs.
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