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August 21, 2018 | 0 comments
A new study looking at survival rates of black, Hispanic and white children finds that racial disparities for some cancers can actually be explained by socioeconomic status.
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August 20, 2018 | 0 comments
Many people who should remain eligible for Medicaid — because they’re working or qualify for an exemption — will also lose coverage, says CBPP's Judith Solomon.
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August 17, 2018 | 1 comments
The challenge for journalists covering the country’s unchanged perinatal mortality rate is to go beyond the hospital setting, says Boston University's Eugene Declercq.
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August 17, 2018 | 1 comments
Reuters is looking for an exceptional journalist to help drive ambitious coverage of the U.S. healthcare and pharmaceutical industries.
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August 14, 2018 | 0 comments
A data journalism project turns into a lesson in how even data from authoritative sources can be misleading.
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August 14, 2018 | 1 comments
The state is way ahead of the pack when it comes to publicly reporting the experiences of Medicaid patients.
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August 13, 2018 | 3 comments
“There’s real hope that help is on the way,” health workforce researcher Edward Salsberg said.
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August 10, 2018 | 1 comments
Stories of absurd bills have been great for boosting awareness, but the next batch needs to take a harder look at the politics halting change, writes Trudy Lieberman.
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August 10, 2018 | 0 comments
Well + Good needs a Senior Health and Food Editor to help take Well+Good’s health and nutrition content to the next level.
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August 09, 2018 | 0 comments
What began as a murder of a black man in a Midwestern town in 1959 spiraled into a pattern of racial violence and trauma visited on one family over successive generations.
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August 08, 2018 | 0 comments
Over the course of a single night, four generations of Sabine Wiegand’s family were suddenly left without a home....
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August 07, 2018 | 0 comments
Californians remain without a scorecard to track the performance of Medicaid provider groups, and state officials don't seem eager to change that.
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August 06, 2018 | 1 comments
Community outreach has been particularly powerful in curbing dramatic disparities in organ donation between white and black Americans.
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August 06, 2018 | 0 comments
First 5 supports a host of different programs. That can make it difficult to assess what kind of impact the spending has made over the years, observers say.
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August 03, 2018 | 0 comments
A family with a young child in Los Angeles found dangerous levels of lead in their rental. But they haven't been able to find another home in the region's extremely tight housing market.

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