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  1. Black children receive epilepsy surgery less often, and more in this week’s roundup

    Stories about a life-extending surgery performed less often in Black children, people of color’s concerns that quality of health care is tied to their appearance, a rural CT hospital ending its labor and delivery services, the difficult choice sickle cell patients could face, and a delay in the plan to ban menthol cigarettes.

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  2. Anti-Racism Resources

    These are resources related to learning about racism and how to take action.

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  3. The practice of ‘race-norming’ in the NFL, and more in this week’s roundup

    NFL pledges to halt ‘race-norming,’ review Black claims 
    Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press, June 2
    The NFL recently pledged to stop the use of…

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  4. A new tool to track health disparities, and more in this week’s roundup

    A new tool tracks health disparities in the U.S. — and highlights major data gaps
    Katie Palmer, STAT, May 26
    The pandemic has reinforced the…

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  5. The challenge of getting a vaccine if you don’t have a ride, and more in this week’s roundup

    Without a ride, many in need have no shot at COVID-19 vaccine
    Jenni Bergal, Stateline, Feb. 1
    While state and local governments have been busy…

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  6. 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…

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  7. Algorithms used for medical decisions from cardiology to obstetrics are tainted by racial bias, and more in this week’s roundup

    Racial bias skews algorithms widely used to guide patient care
    Sharon Begley, STAT, June 17
    Decision making tools that U.S. physicians use to guide…

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  8. Why does race matter to the Connecticut legislature?

    Earlier this year, after releasing a report on racial and ethnic health disparities, we asked people in Connecticut to reflect on why race matters to…

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  9. COVID-19 in context: Why we need to understand the roots of health disparities

    Data shows that the new coronavirus is disproportionately striking black and Hispanic residents and killing black residents at a significantly higher…

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  10. The importance of tracking the pandemic by race, and more in this week’s roundup

    A NOTE TO OUR READERS

    We hope this finds you safe and healthy. The current pandemic…

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