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‘Better Than the Hospital’: Pandemic Boosts Care for Serious Illnesses at Home

Late last year, Janet Yetenekian was one of the thousands of people in Southern California whose case of covid-19 was serious enough to send her to the hospital. But Yetenekian’s recovery was no...

Black Kids Are Twice As Likely To Die By Suicide Than White Kids

Warning: Distressing Themes. Over the past decade suicide attempts among Black children rose 92%. The increase includes elementary aged children, some as young as 5 — and experts aren’t entirely sure ...

Pandemic Imperiled Non-English Speakers More Than Others

In March 2020, just weeks into the covid-19 pandemic, the incident command center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston was scrambling to understand this deadly new disease. It appeared to b...

The Gender Vaccine Gap: More Women Than Men Are Getting Covid Shots

This story also ran on USA Today. It can be republished for free. Mary Ann Steiner drove 2½ hours from her home in the St. Louis suburb of University City to the tiny Ozark town of Centerville, Missou...

Why Are Millennials Predicted to Die Younger Than Previous Generations?

Millennials are facing a health crisis of epic proportions. Our senior investigative producer Leslie Marcus finds out what is driving the predictions that millennials will be sicker, broker, and die y...

12 Months of Trauma: More Than 3,600 US Health Workers Died in Covid’s First Year

This story also ran on The Guardian. It can be republished for free. More than 3,600 U.S. health care workers perished in the first year of the pandemic, according to “Lost on the Frontline,R...

Landmark Covid Relief Law Pumps More Than $100 Billion Into Public Health

Acknowledging that chronic underfunding of public health contributed significantly to the nation’s fragmented response to the coronavirus pandemic, Democrats included more than $100 billion in t...

Falling in love is so much better than falling down | Yvette Miller | TEDxCharlotte

Description: As we age, the risk of falling increases. But falling down is not inevitable. A few easy things to remember will keep you healthy and well. What do you want people to learn from your talk...