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  1. A hospital system’s campaign to confront racism, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about a hospital system’s early strides in tackling medical racism, a call to vaccinate young children against COVID-19 as school starts, and more.

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  2. Black engineers work to fix long-ignored bias in oxygen readings, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about Black engineers working to fix a long-ignored bias in oxygen readings, a Black doula who seeks to empower the families she works with, and grassroots success getting the COVID-19 vaccine to refugees in Georgia.

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  3. 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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  4. If Roe v. Wade is overturned, people of color likely to be disproportionately impacted, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about disproportionate impact if Roe v. Wade is overturned, Connecticut’s plans to better support lead-exposed children, and more.

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  5. 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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  6. Connecticut health care workers provide ‘a clinic for the whole person’, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s roundup includes stories about a neighborhood clinic for the “whole person,” an increase in childhood obesity during the pandemic, and more.

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  7. CT had among highest telehealth usage in 2020, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s news roundup features stories about CT’s high telehealth usage, challenges pediatricians are facing when it comes to the COVID-19 vaccine for kids, and more.

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  8. Earlier breast cancer screening may benefit Black women, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s roundup features a new study about breast cancer mortality disparities, why Medicaid debt could be crushing for some families, and more.

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  9. Poverty fell overall in 2020, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s roundup includes data about poverty and insurance coverage according to the 2020 Census results, and more.

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  10. Black women and the pandemic, and more in this week’s roundup

    In this news roundup, learn about the Black mortality gap, who is unvaccinated in Connecticut, and more.

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