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  1. Labs remove race from kidney disease diagnosis, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about how labs are removing race as a factor in kidney disease diagnosis, increased demand for housing aid in CT, and more.

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  2. 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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  3. CT immigrant advocacy group wants more resources for non-English speakers at hospitals, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about a campaign to increase resources for non-English speakers at hospitals, a new report that finds a rise in maternity care ‘deserts,’ 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. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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