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  1. Continuous Medicaid coverage for kids, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about how some states are rethinking Medicaid coverage for children, how localities are planning to support people with substance use disorder as opioid settlement money comes in, and more.

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  2. 1M+ Americans ration insulin, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about more than 1 million Americans rationing insulin, and more.

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  3. Pediatricians prepare for the end of the public health emergency, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about how pediatricians are preparing for the end of the public health emergency, federal funding that expands mental health care for youth, and more.

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  4. Diabetes diagnoses doubled for Black youth during the pandemic, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about a new study that shows diabetes diagnoses doubled for Black youth during the pandemic, new survey data about food insecurity in Connecticut, and more.

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  5. Boston hospital helps breastfeeding Black moms, babies thrive, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about how a Boston hospital is aiming to increase breastfeeding among Black people, barriers to eliminating hepatitis C that go beyond cost, and more.

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  6. Mississippi water crisis is ‘racism to the umpteenth degree,’ and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about the water crisis in Jackson, Mississippi, hospital housekeeping staff fighting for adequate hazard pay, and more.

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. CT Medicaid to cover doulas, breastfeeding support, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about Medicaid coverage for doulas and breastfeeding support slated to start next summer, how public health departments are applying lessons from the pandemic to other areas of their work, and more.

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  10. 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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