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    By Dianne Anderson Black women are tough, they have a high pain threshold. They can take it — or so the perception goes. It could also be one of any number of reasons why Black mothers are dying over three times that of white mothers during, or shortly after childbirth. That’s the rate of death, ...
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    By Julianne Malveaux While Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)  provide a safety net, access to dental care is a big issue, especially for children of color.  According to the Pew Charitable Trusts, “tooth decay is the most common chronic disease among children in the United States, five times as prevalent as asthma, ...
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    By Greg Dill At a family reunion last month, my Aunt Abby and Uncle Glen got into a squabble over the best way to get their Medicare benefits. Uncle Glen is an Original Medicare man, and has been for nearly a decade. Aunt Abby prefers Medicare Advantage, which is similar to a health plan she ...