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  1. A cancer center leader tries to build trust, and more in this week’s roundup

    A doctor tries to build trust in marginalized communities, diversifying emergency medical services, the dire consequences of extreme heat, and new data on the toll of COVID-19 on Black and Hispanic rural residents.

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  2. Health disparities percolate into work-based coverage, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s stories include coverage of health disparities among people covered by employer-sponsored insurance, a key deadline for Connecticut families with children, and more.

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  3. Extreme temperatures pose special risk to people with chronic illness, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s health news roundup features stories about how extreme heat can affect people with chronic conditions, a rise in mental health hotline calls in Connecticut after the national launch of 9-8-8, and more.

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  4. Black and Hispanic households hit harder by inflation, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s roundup features stories about how Black and Hispanic households are being hit harder by inflation on top of economic inequality caused by the pandemic, emerging treatments for long COVID and more.

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  5. On Juneteenth weekend, Black activists march for abortion rights, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about Black activists marching for abortion rights, concerns about access and hesitancy as COVID-19 vaccines roll out for children under 5, and more.

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  6. Language barriers keep parents from asking questions about their children’s care, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about language barriers during transitions in care, an unfolding conversation about how race is used as a factor in health care, and more.

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  7. CT contemplates doula certification, seeks input from those in the field, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about next steps in the state’s doula certification process, abortion providers preparing for an influx of patients, and more.

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  8. Baby formula shortage hits lower-income homes and families of color, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about how the current baby formula shortage is hitting low-income families of color, a lack of data about who has access to COVID-19 treatment, and more.

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  9. States have yet to spend hundreds of millions of federal dollars to tackle COVID health disparities, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about state spending related to federal dollars for COVID health disparities, new developments in targeting the uneven burden of kidney disease in Black Americans, and more.

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  10. National baby formula shortage leaves Connecticut families stressed and searching, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about how the national baby formula shortage is affecting CT families, a new ‘food farmacy’ that opened in Hartford, and more.

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