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Local Health Panel Addresses the Need for Care beyond the Pandemic

By Vayunamu Bawa, Contributing Writer Social determinants that contribute to health disparities, particularly in the Black community, include race/ethnicity, gender, income, health literacy, social status,...

Acute COVID-19 Disproportionately Affects BIPOC Children, Local Doctor Says

By A.L. Haynes, Contributing Writer If you were online recently, you may have logged into the info series focused on children and the pandemic presented...

US children hospitalized with COVID in record numbers

By Martha Bellisle and Terry Tang, Associated Press The omicron-fueled surge that is sending COVID-19 cases rocketing in the U.S. is putting children in the...

Improve pregnancy care, and parents’ finances will improve too, a paper suggests

Researchers recommend investments not just in prenatal and postpartum care, but also housing needs, home visits and endowments for newborns from low-income families. By Candice...

Virtual mental health services are more available than ever. Is it enough?

Research suggests there could be benefits to virtual mental health care for women, who are more likely to have barriers to visiting a doctor. By...