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Doctors Are Hoarding Unproven Coronavirus Medicine By Writing Prescriptions For Themselves And Their Families

By Topher Sanders, David Armstrong and Ava Kofman (FeatureChina via AP Images) An employee at a pharmaceutical company in China’s Jiangsu province checks the production of chloroquine phosphate ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. A nationwide shortage of two drugs touted as possible treatments […]

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Homeless Families In Los Angeles Take Over Vacant Homes As Coronavirus Spreads

Homeless families are occupying vacant homes in the Los Angeles area as two major crises collide in California: the years-long affordable housing crisis and the immediate, mounting coronavirus pandemic.   Starting on Saturday — as cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, ballooned statewide — homeless mother Martha Escudero, 42, and her 10- and […]

Food & Nutrition

32 Easy Meals for Families

Try this recipe: Spicy Braised Carrots, Fennel, and Chickpeas Sick of boring broccoli? Switch up your side dish game with this braised two-veggie dish instead. Shallots, garlic, and oregano add a flavorful kick to a combination of carrots, fennel, and protein-packed chickpeas. This dish tastes even better a day after cooking, so it’s the perfect make-ahead […]


Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric Hurts The Health Of Latino Families, Even Those Here Legally

In 2018, immigration enforcement resulted in the tear-gassing of asylum-seekers (including children) at the U.S. border, the traumatic separation of children from their parents in immigrant detention centers and a dramatic increase in immigration raids. Facing critics who have decried these tactics as cruel and immoral, President Donald Trump continues to trumpet his administration’s immigration policies and has doubled down on […]

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How To Boost Vaccine Rates For Low-Income Families

By Michael Ollove A new five-state project funded by the federal government aims to improve vaccination rates among low-income children and pregnant women, using statewide registries intended to track the immunization histories of all residents. The hope is that new ways of collecting and analyzing data identified during the project eventually will spread to all […]