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  1. On Juneteenth weekend, Black activists march for abortion rights, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about Black activists marching for abortion rights, concerns about access and hesitancy as COVID-19 vaccines roll out for children under 5, and more.

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  2. Statement on U.S. Supreme Court ruling on abortion

    Changes that make it more difficult for people to obtain reproductive health care only stand to worsen these devastating inequities. Today’s ruling is likely to impose particularly harsh burdens on those who already face the biggest challenges to accessing needed health care.

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  3. The Supreme Court’s ruling on abortion is a health equity issue

    Women’s health, well-being, and futures are at stake. Abortion is a safe medical procedure and, like all health care choices, is one that is best made by a woman and her provider. This Supreme Court decision will play a major structural force in exacerbating health inequity for women.

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  4. CT contemplates doula certification, seeks input from those in the field, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about next steps in the state’s doula certification process, abortion providers preparing for an influx of patients, and more.

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  5. Baby formula shortage hits lower-income homes and families of color, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about how the current baby formula shortage is hitting low-income families of color, a lack of data about who has access to COVID-19 treatment, and more.

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  6. National baby formula shortage leaves Connecticut families stressed and searching, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about how the national baby formula shortage is affecting CT families, a new ‘food farmacy’ that opened in Hartford, and more.

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  7. COVID was ‘an awakening’ to health disparities in CT. What has been done to fix issues? and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s health news roundup features stories about what we can learn from the last two years of the pandemic, California’s doula program, and more.

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  8. Advocates applaud extension of postpartum Medicaid eligibility, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s health news roundup features stories about expansion of postpartum Medicaid eligibility, legislation to align childhood lead intervention levels with federal standards, and more.

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  9. Experts point to health inequality as Connecticut mask mandates fall along geographic lines, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s health news roundup features stories about persistent inequities as Connecticut towns drop mask mandates, a new report calling for the overhaul of the organ transplant system, and more.

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  10. Maternal deaths rose during the first year of the pandemic, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s health news roundup features stories about a rise in pregnancy-related deaths during the pandemic, shifts in the public health landscape, and more.

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