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  1. A tale of many pandemics: In year three, a matter of status and access, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about differences in access as the pandemic continues in year three, physicians supporting Medicaid expansion for undocumented children, and more.

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  2. Study says vaccinations prevent deaths, and more in this week’s roundup

    A new study affirms that COVID-19 vaccines prevent deaths, a Census data issue that may hinder health equity, and more in this week’s roundup.

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  3. Grant will support community health workers to address asthma in children

    With a $150,000 grant from the Connecticut Health Foundation, Charter Oak Health Center will launch an intervention that uses community health workers to improve asthma control in children, part of a demonstration model intended to improve health and save money. The grant is one of five grants awarded this quarter, totaling $450,000.

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  4. How addressing housing can target asthma and more in this week’s health news roundup

    HEALTH AND HOUSING
    Connecticut looks at tackling housing issues to treat asthma
    Nicole Leonard, WNPR, May 28
    Asthma affects about 12 percent of…

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  5. Precision medicine and race, what a health care expert learned when a friend got cancer, and more

    ACCESS TO CARE
    Cancer death rates decline, but income is a factor in survival
    Sujata Srinivasan, Connecticut Health I-Team, March 27
    In the…

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  6. Eviction in America, hospital mergers and rising prices, and more in this week’s roundup

    race
    Eviction isn’t just about poverty. It’s also about race — and Virginia proves it.
    Terrence McCoy, The Washington Post, November 10
    What…

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  7. Grant will help build links between health care and housing to improve children’s asthma outcomes

    HARTFORD (Oct. 2, 2018) – Research indicates that moving to a healthier, “higher-opportunity” neighborhood can improve a family’s health, even…

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  8. Week of December 4, 2017

    Health equity
    Hospitals find asthma hot spots more profitable to neglect than fix
    Jay Hancock and Rachel Bluth of Kaiser Health News, and Daniel…

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  9. A different angle on asthma

    Hospital emergency departments are a vital part of our health care systems.  But they are not the best places for providing the ongoing care needed…

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  10. NEW REPORT: Urban Institute analysis of the ACA’s impact on Connecticut

    The Affordable Care Act is responsible for a 45 percent reduction in Connecticut’s uninsured rate, as well as new consumer protections for the nearly 1.9 million state residents with employer-sponsored coverage and nearly 600,000 with Medicare, according to a new report released this week by the Connecticut Health Foundation.

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