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Racial bias in health care hurts patients. But that can change.
Families such as the Stewarts rely on a health care system that is overwhelmingly white and has historically treated patients of color poorly.
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How reporters have been asking about whether their communities are ready for the expected surge of patients suffering from COVID-19.
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Philadelphia families grapple with a medical mystery: Why is this chronic condition rising so quickly in children of color?
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Child mental health experts offered some key takeaways reporters can relay to worried and overwhelmed parents.
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A neighborhood devastated by the Tubbs Fire near Santa Rosa, California, on Oct. 13, 2017.
Domestic workers are using lessons learned from California’s wildfires to support their communities through the COVID-19 pandemic. They’re also pushing for legislation that could protect workers in future disasters.
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Miguel Diaz hands out unemployment applications to people in their vehicles in Hialeah, Florida, in the midst of widespread layo
Now more than ever, reporters need to be ready to communicate coverage alternatives to their audiences as layoffs sweep the nation.
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For those without homes, controlling diabetes is a daily struggle
Since he lost his housing and began living on the streets in 2010, Theo Henderson has found it challenging to manage his Type 2 diabetes. Having so little control over his environment, it’s extremely difficult to follow any sort of routine, which is something diabetes patients say is key in helping
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Norcal harvesting fieldworkers pick strawberries early morning on March 31, 2020.
Many H-2A farmworkers live in unsanitary, overcrowded conditions, the perfect recipe for an outbreak during a pandemic.
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Here’s how to you can do an up-to-date analysis of tests, cases and deaths in your state.
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Veteran science journalist Lisa Krieger gives a quick masterclass on breaking down the crisis into meaningful stories.
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