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Taking an Extra Stroke

Stroke mortality was most common in counties with a high percentage of Black or Asian residents, persons older than age 64, a high uninsured population, and low physical activity.

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Kids and Coal Closures

Children living in Chicago zip codes closest to coal-fired power plants had more asthma-related emergency department visits than those living farther away.

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Contraception Deserts

Many US residents lack access to family planning and reproductive health care because of where federally funded clinics are located.

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Pesticide Peril

Pesticide exposure was up to three times higher in California census tracts with a majority Latinx population compared to those without a Latinx majority.

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Preventing Prosecution

Reported crimes decreased over time after non-prosecution measures were implemented for nonviolent misdemeanors in Suffolk County, Massachusetts.

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Working Against Opioid Overdoses

Some industries including construction and extraction work had higher rates of opioid overdose deaths, highlighting a need for employers to offer targeted education and prevention services.

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Questioning Abortion Legality

Vetoes, approvals, and court challenges regarding an Ohio abortion law led to misconceptions about whether or not abortions are allowed in Ohio.

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Fearing the Gray Hairs

Researchers explored the associations between implicit age bias, the health of individuals over age 65, and Medicare expenditures.

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Money Trails

High spending on lobbying and campaign contributions from the pharmaceutical and health product industry correlated with major health bills at the federal level.

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