Stories tagged: "health"


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‘We Didn’t Know How Long This Was Going to Last’: Nurses in Arizona COVID Ward Speak Out

Nurses and doctors on the front lines have had to restructure every action and routine of both their work and personal lives because of the virus.

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These States Expanded Medicaid. This Is What Happened to Their Cancer Death Rates.

Cancer deaths have dropped more in states that expanded Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act than in states that did not, new research reveals.

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People Will Be Hurt: Trump Calls For Americans to Risk Health to Salvage Economy

"Will some people be affected badly? Yes, but we have to get our country open, and we have to get it opened soon."

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What It’s Like When You Can’t Even Snuggle Your Daughter Anymore Because of COVID-19

It’s frightening being amongst the group of people deemed as high risk. Yet, the possibility of contracting COVID-19 and spreading it to Simone is even more nerve-racking.

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‘Those Numbers Take Your Breath Away’: Why Black Americans Are Dying From COVID-19 at Alarming Rates

Public health experts say these disparities are the consequence of decades of inequitable access to health insurance, lower quality healthcare, and reduced access to basic social and economic necessities.

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Photos of People Fighting Against Coronavirus Around the World

Politicians wear protective gear in Belgium. Canadians leave notes at their windows. Volunteers in Spain sew masks for nurses and doctors. Citizens disinfect streets and cars in India and Afghanistan. Pope Francis prays solo to an empty Piazza San Pietro.

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Texas Governor Used Coronavirus as an Excuse to Ban Abortion. Now He’s Being Sued.

The state ban on medical procedures that are not “immediately, medically necessary” applies to most abortions.