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  1. 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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  2. Disparities in breast cancer and kidney transplants, and more in this week’s roundup

    Telemedicine a blessing for some, inaccessible for others
    Cara Rosner, Connecticut Health I-Team, June 7
    Telehealth has helped connect patients to…

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  3. A new tool to track health disparities, and more in this week’s roundup

    A new tool tracks health disparities in the U.S. — and highlights major data gaps
    Katie Palmer, STAT, May 26
    The pandemic has reinforced the…

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  4. Blaming Black deaths in policy custody on a genetic trait, and more in this week’s roundup

    How a genetic trait in Black people can give the police cover 
    Michael LaForgia and Jennifer Valentino-DeVries, The New York Times, May 15
    The…

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  5. COVID’s shadow health crisis, how to fix vaccine and life expectancy disparities, and more in this week’s roundup

    Missed doctors’ appointments have created COVID’s shadow health crisis, experts say 
    Emma Court, Bloomberg, Feb. 9
    During a year when many…

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  6. Food insecurity and COVID-19, and more in this week’s roundup

    Food insecurity in the U.S. by the numbers
    Christianna Silva, NPR, September 27
    With COVID-19 continuing to spread, and millions of Americans still…

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  7. Why our nation’s outbreak preparedness is a health equity issue, and more in this week’s roundup

    HEALTH EQUITY

    Avoiding coronavirus may be a luxury some workers can’t afford
    Claire Cain Miller,…

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  8. The lifelong consequences of growing up homeless in Connecticut, and more in this week’s roundup

    HEALTH DISPARITIES

    Access to care may explain disparities in prostate cancer outcomes

    Nicholas…

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  9. How a closer look at data revealed major health disparities, and more in this week’s roundup

    HEALTH DISPARITIES

    In a wealthy Maryland suburb, overall health gains obscure growing racial…

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  10. Why health care providers are setting up food pantries right in hospitals and clinics, and more in this week’s roundup

    CONNECTICUT

    Separated by Design: Why affordable housing is built in areas with high crime, few jobs and…

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