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  1. Fertility treatments out of reach for low-income families, and more in this week’s roundup

    Stories about the difficulties of getting fertility treatments covered by insurance for low-income families, health care clinics who serve Medicaid patients trying to survive, more women giving birth at home even in high-risk situations, Latino patients with respiratory illnesses more likely to be oversedated, and a Connecticut program that aims to have more Spanish-speaking social workers.


  2. Pandemic recovery highlights inequities, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features new data highlighting inequities in Connecticut’s pandemic recovery, a new study about disparities in COVID-19 treatment, and more.


  3. The dual pandemic facing Asians in America, and more in this week’s roundup

    Podcast: Presenting The Dose: Asian Americans and the dual pandemic
    Shanoor Seervai, The Commonwealth Fund, Tradeoffs, May 6
    Hate crimes against…


  4. What states can learn from the Cherokee Nation about curbing the spread of COVID-19, and more in this week’s roundup

    How the COVID-19 pandemic has been curtailed in Cherokee Nation
    Usha Lee McFarling, STAT, November 17
    The Cherokee Nation provides a good example of…


  5. The physical and mental health consequences of eviction uncertainty, and more in this week’s roundup

    ‘How am I going to make it?’ Months of eviction uncertainty are taking a toll on millions of families 
    Alejandro de la Garza, Time, September…


  6. The lack of racial disparities in the military health care system, and more in this week’s roundup

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    Where racial gaps in American health care melt away: Military insurance
    Carey Goldberg, WBUR, August 8
    Past research has found…


  7. Lack of attention for a disease mainly affecting people of color, Latinos hit harder by the opioid epidemic, and more in this week’s roundup

    Health equity
    Sickle cell patients suffer as disparities in care and research persist
    Peggy McCarthy, Connecticut Health Investigative Team, May 10…


  8. NEW REPORT: Urban Institute analysis of the ACA’s impact on Connecticut

    The Affordable Care Act is responsible for a 45 percent reduction in Connecticut’s uninsured rate, as well as new consumer protections for the nearly 1.9 million state residents with employer-sponsored coverage and nearly 600,000 with Medicare, according to a new report released this week by the Connecticut Health Foundation.


  9. What’s at stake: The impact of the Affordable Care Act in Connecticut, by the numbers

    As lawmakers debate major changes to the federal health law, it is important to understand what’s at stake in Connecticut. The Connecticut…


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