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  1. Surprising findings in neonatal mortality rates, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about surprising findings in neonatal mortality rates, ways Yale’s cancer center is trying to better reach people who need treatment, and more.

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  2. Why some Black parents are hesitant to send their kids back to in-person learning, and more in this week’s roundup

    Some Black parents say remote learning gives racism reprieve
    Christine Fernando, ABC News, May 4
    As schools reopen across the country, Black…

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  3. Overcoming barriers to get people vaccinated, and more in this week’s roundup

    Beating the pavement to vaccinate the underrepresented — and protect everyone
    Anna Almendrala, Kaiser Health News, April 2
    The country needs to…

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  4. How tech can shrink racial disparities in medicine, and more in this week’s roundup

    How tech can shrink racial disparities in medicine
    Kosali Simon, Tradeoffs, March 26
    A new paper suggests technology has the potential to correct…

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  5. Grants will support community health workers responding to COVID-19

    HARTFORD, Conn. (April 1, 2021) – Funding from the Connecticut Health Foundation will support 18 community health workers in Danbury, Norwalk, and…

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  6. Language barriers to getting vaccine appointments, and more in this week’s roundup

    Community health workers could turn around quality of life
    Sojourner Ahébée, WHYY, March 22
    About a decade ago, Shreya Kangovi and colleagues at…

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  7. Childhood lead poisoning a side effect of COVID lockdowns, and more in this week’s roundup

    More childhood lead poisoning is a side effect of COVID lockdowns
    Emily Anthes, The New York Times, March 11
    When COVID-19 cases spiked last spring,…

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  8. How one city is working to get everyone vaccinated, and more in this week’s roundup

    How inequity gets built into America’s vaccination system
    Maryam Jameel and Caroline Chen, ProPublica, March 1
    It’s a fact that simply being…

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  9. Gaps in who’s getting vaccinated, disparities in the effectiveness of key medical devices, and more in this week’s roundup

    ‘These numbers are incredibly important’: Doctors and lawmakers call on FDA to address racial disparities in pulse oximeters
    Erin Brodwin and…

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  10. Grants will support community health workers in seven communities

    HARTFORD, Conn. (Oct. 1, 2020) – The Connecticut Health Foundation has awarded more than $1.6 million in grants to local health departments to…

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