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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. Open enrollment begins, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about 2023 open enrollment, a program that is expanding so that more people recently released from prison can get connected to primary care, and more.

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  3. “We have to make sure people use their voice”: PT Partners builds community in Bridgeport

    For residents of the PT Barnum Apartments in Bridgeport, the sewage treatment plant next door has been a frequent source of problems. The local Water Pollution Control Authority, or WPCA, which oversees the plant, has been trying to expand the plant even closer to the apartment complex.

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  4. Busier hospitals widen care disparities for Black patients, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about how hospital capacity impacts care disparities, a bold plan to diversify Alzheimer’s research, and more.

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  5. An overlooked outcome of climate change, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about how climate change affects health, how a hospital chain used a poor neighborhood to turn huge profits, and more.

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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