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  1. 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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  2. Extreme temperatures pose special risk to people with chronic illness, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s health news roundup features stories about how extreme heat can affect people with chronic conditions, a rise in mental health hotline calls in Connecticut after the national launch of 9-8-8, and more.

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  3. Language barriers keep parents from asking questions about their children’s care, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about language barriers during transitions in care, an unfolding conversation about how race is used as a factor in health care, and more.

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  4. 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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  5. Connecticut officials seek to boost vaccinations in the Hispanic community, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s roundup features stories about efforts in Connecticut to boost vaccinations within the Hispanic community and more.

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  6. Experts declare national emergency in children’s mental health, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s roundup features stories about a national emergency in children’s mental health, the state’s medical board serious disciplinary actions, and more.

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  7. Earlier breast cancer screening may benefit Black women, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s roundup features a new study about breast cancer mortality disparities, why Medicaid debt could be crushing for some families, and more.

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  8. Pfizer FDA approval could sway Black and Hispanic residents, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s stories include a look at what the FDA approval could mean for Black and Hispanic residents who have not been vaccinated, the role of self-care for men’s health and well-being, and new data about health care costs.

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  9. How racism harms health, and more in this week’s roundup

    Racism’s corrosive impact on the health of Black Americans 
    Bill Whitaker, 60 Minutes, April 18
    When the Centers for Disease Control declared that…

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  10. How tech can shrink racial disparities in medicine, and more in this week’s roundup

    How tech can shrink racial disparities in medicine
    Kosali Simon, Tradeoffs, March 26
    A new paper suggests technology has the potential to correct…

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