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Web Event: The Crucial Role of Home Health Workers, Unsung Heroes of the Pandemic

Even as the pandemic took a devastating toll on health care workers and older adults in the United States, many home care workers reported to work and provided vital care to vulnerable people despite ...

Role Reversal: Covid Increases Ranks of Child Caregivers

LONG BEACH — On a recent Thursday afternoon, Rhianna Alvarado struggled to don her protective gloves, which were too big for her petite hands.  With her mom coaching her every move, she edged close to...

Black Churches Fill a Unique Role in Combating Vaccine Fears

This story also ran on The Mercury News. It can be republished for free. In the hospital with covid-19 in December, Lavina Wafer tired of the tubes in her nose and wondered impatiently why she couldn&...

Refuge in the Storm? ACA’s Role as Safety Net Is Tested by COVID Recession

The Affordable Care Act, facing its first test during a deep recession, is providing a refuge for some — but by no means all — people who have lost health coverage as the economy has been battered by ...

City Planning’s Role in Black Maternal Mortality | Gabriella Nelson | TEDxPhiladelphia

What does it mean to be a good neighbor to Black mothers who are experiencing the brunt of America’s maternal mortality crisis? What we do for a living and how we live our lives contributes to e...