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Given that one in four children in this country has a chronic condition, the human costs of such negligence are high.
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Even when the facts are presented and real people share their stories, some readers don’t believe it.
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Patrick Russell was one of almost 500 people to die in Southern California jails in the past decade. A grand jury report found almost half of the deaths in Orange County jails from 2014 to 2017 may have been preventable.
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In Appalachia, a legacy hospital system is failing to keep people well and remain solvent. Can a new modernized health system take its place?
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The United States’ health care system came in dead last in a comparison of 11 wealthy countries, done by The Commonwealth Fund.
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The number of claims filed for medical and family planning services in the new state-run Texas Women's Health Program has dropped since the state ousted Planned Parenthood from it and set up its own program without federal financing, according to figures from the Health & Human Services Commission.

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After Hurricane Katrina triggered the collapse of New Orleans’s public health system, shuttering 13 of 16 acute care hospitals, the city has reformed how it cares for residents, making it a model for disaster preparedness.

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Diabetes-related deaths have reached an all-time high in New York City, and communities of color are being hit the hardest.

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This article looks at the interests that seem to prevent a complete reforme of the Health Care system. There may be others. At the core is the money many individuals and organzation, including non-profit Hospital, make from insurance companies, the government and individuals in great need for medica

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The patients call it simply “the clinic.”  It’s where they go to get their kids’ shots for school.  It’s where they get check-ups and medication for their high blood pressure. It’s where they get advice on finding jobs or apartments....

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