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August 31, 2022 | 0 comments
Fentanyl had saturated the city’s drug supply. But it seemed too easy to blame fentanyl when people in nearby counties were not dying at the same rates.
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August 29, 2022 | 0 comments
Both Moderna and Pfizer have applied for emergency authorization of their new vaccine formulas targeting both the original strain and the omicron BA.4/5 variant.
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August 29, 2022 | 0 comments
Learning suffers when schools fail to provide free, easy access to tampons and pads.
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August 24, 2022 | 0 comments
A haunting story to report: Children suffering from being away from their families kept thinking about ending their lives.
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August 22, 2022 | 0 comments
The White House promises new boosters by September, pending approvals by the CDC and FDA.
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August 22, 2022 | 0 comments
Is air conditioning is a necessity or a luxury? Rising temps may decide the question for us.
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August 18, 2022 | 0 comments
Latinos make up 39% of the state’s population but 5% of physicians and surgeons. A young doctor hopes to close the gap.
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August 16, 2022 | 0 comments
The move in health care to value-based payments has not solved racial health disparities. In some cases, it's even made them worse.
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August 15, 2022 | 0 comments
The Inflation Reduction Act permits Medicare to negotiate drug prices. Here's why the legislation is such a big deal for seniors.
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August 09, 2022 | 0 comments
Where was all this money going? Partly into no-bid contracts.
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August 08, 2022 | 0 comments
Also, disparities in booster access spell trouble for fall booster campaigns.
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August 05, 2022 | 0 comments
A data-driven series ushers in quick changes to California's reliance on an out-of-state youth residential treatment program.
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August 03, 2022 | 0 comments
“It can happen to anybody. It doesn’t care about your age, your race or orientation. Just look at my kids.”
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July 29, 2022 | 0 comments
Also, Biden extends pandemic rescue funds for affordable housing, while a White House summit plans for future COVID vaccines.
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July 27, 2022 | 0 comments
A bill expected to pass would prevent price gouging and limit how much older Americans must pay for medicine.



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