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The White House promises new boosters by September, pending approvals by the CDC and FDA.
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Yvette Johnson and her family outside of her home during a heatwave in July 2022 in Houston, Texas. "It’s too much heat inside m
Is air conditioning is a necessity or a luxury? Rising temps may decide the question for us.
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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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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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A legacy of injustice and inequity underpins reproductive health care disparities faced today by people of color.
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Brewer Jeff Erway stands next to his signature beer, Elevated. La Cumbre Brewing Co. is one of New Mexico's largest craft beer c
A generation ago, the state's legislature set alcohol taxes at a few pennies per drink and hasn’t changed them since.
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Local and national researchers say there needs to be more study on the link between domestic violence and violence in the Black community.
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Marian Regional Medical Center is the closest hospital for communities on the Nipomo Mesa.
The more people are exposed to poor air quality on the Mesa, the sicker they become over time — dealing with allergy symptoms, breathing issues and, for some, even lung disease.
Nurse midwife Nicolle Gonzales has worked in various IHS hospitals across New Mexico and Arizona, where over the years she saw S
Native Americans travel among the farthest in the nation for maternal care. To fill the void they must rely on each other.
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi signs the Inflation Reduction Act after the House voted 220-207 to pass it at on August 12, 20
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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This story is part of a larger series called Diagnosis Diabetes, made possible with a grant from the USC Center for Health Journalism's 2022 Impact Fund for Reporting on Health Equity and Health Systems....
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