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  1. Mississippi water crisis is ‘racism to the umpteenth degree,’ and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about the water crisis in Jackson, Mississippi, hospital housekeeping staff fighting for adequate hazard pay, and more.

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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. New infographic: How racism shapes opportunities for Black families

    A message from President and CEO Tiffany Donelson about CT Health’s new infographic.

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  4. Health coverage for older immigrants gains momentum, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s top health stories: Momentum grows to cover older immigrants, an ecosystem for serving refugees, reaching the unvaccinated, the children most at risk of being uninsured, and inequities in pain medication prescribing.

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  5. The biggest drop in life expectancy since WWII, and more in this week’s roundup

    Why some Black women struggle to get an ADHD diagnosis, troubling new research on post-surgical outcomes for Black patients, a huge drop in life expectancy, how Medicaid helps the next generation, and the role of racism in dangerous heat.

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  6. What it’s like to face health crises without insurance, and more in this week’s roundup

    Language-based disparities in access to health care are growing. Undocumented residents without health insurance live with fear and uncertainty. The disruptions to children’s education caused by the pandemic could have lifelong consequences for health. Black people are more likely to die in traffic accidents, and COVID made it worse.

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  7. A health system goes public with its shortfalls, and more in this week’s roundup

    Children’s Minnesota tackles racial health disparities: ‘What gets measured, gets done’
    Pam Louwagie, Star Tribune, June 8
    At Children’s Minnesota,…

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  8. Disparities in breast cancer and kidney transplants, and more in this week’s roundup

    Telemedicine a blessing for some, inaccessible for others
    Cara Rosner, Connecticut Health I-Team, June 7
    Telehealth has helped connect patients to…

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  9. Blaming Black deaths in policy custody on a genetic trait, and more in this week’s roundup

    How a genetic trait in Black people can give the police cover 
    Michael LaForgia and Jennifer Valentino-DeVries, The New York Times, May 15
    The…

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  10. 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…

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