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The Taos News

JR Logan

18 July 2016

Santa Rosa, New Mexico, United States

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Rural hospitals in New Mexico are isolated and scattered across the state, struggling to support low-income communities who have a difficult time getting access to their health care. In 2014, six hospitals banded toge...

Global Press Journal

Lydia Matata

13 July 2016

Nairobi, Kenya

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Among the challenges for HIV-positive inmates are lack of food that meets their dietary needs and susceptibility to tuberculosis. The support groups, part of an HIV prevention and care program active in all the nation...

The Santa Fe New Mexican

Staci Matlock

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9 July 2016

Silver City, New Mexico, United States

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Hidalgo Medical Services is a nonprofit public health clinic that has set out to develop a model for delivering quality, affordable health care to rural communities through a comprehensive approach that addresses mult...

Santa Fe Public Radio (KSFR)

Ellen Berkovitch

5 July 2016

Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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In many rural communities, access to specialty care represents the biggest health challenge. Since 2003, a groundbreaking initiative called Project Echo at the University of New Mexico has confronted that gap — with p...

Mother Jones

Nina Liss-Schultz

30 June 2016

San Francisco, California, United States

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Medical care for the homeless used to be served only in a hospital emergency room, where patients were released before fully-recovered and often needed to return multiple times for treatment. San Francisco’s Respite p...

The New York Times

Patrick Adams

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28 June 2016

Uruguay

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In Uruguay, illegality and stigma surrounding abortions resulted in problems with maternal mortality rates. Utilizing a unique solution, a medical protocol was created to provide initial information and followup care ...

The New Yorker

Ben Taub

27 June 2016

Aleppo, Syria

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In Syria, medical personnel are at risk of death as hospitals are frequent targets of bombing. With few medical specialists treating an assortment of injuries and diseases under the most dangerous circumstances, docto...

The Guardian

Clár Ní Chonghaile

24 June 2016

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Malaria vaccine distribution systems in Africa's Sahel region are facing bottleneck in their supply chains, but are working to get help from the government and to piggyback on other aid systems.

Bhekisisa

Kiundu Waweru

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20 June 2016

Nairobi, Kenya

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For sex workers or other vulnerable populations, they are at a high risk to be exposed to HIV. Truvada is an HIV prevention pill that is currently being tested and could help protect individuals from this disease.

The Billings Gazette

Jayme Fraser

8 May 2016

Lame Deer, Montana, United States

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Lame Deer Health Center in Montana is the first Indian Health Service facility to use telemedicine in its emergency room and clinics. The rooms are equipped with cameras and television monitors and a button that can c...

The Atlantic

Amy Yee

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5 May 2016

Los Angeles, California, United States

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Despite popular belief, white kids aren't the only ones on the spectrum of autism research. In an effort to bridge these gaps, many research teams are reaching out to minority groups in ways that are more attuned to c...

Public Radio International (PRI)

Sonia Narang

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25 April 2016

Nepal

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For one village in Nepal, there's a silver lining to the earthquake: A year later, a new and better health clinic is rising from the rubble of the old. And it includes a birthing center.

NPR

Lulu Garcia-Navarro

10 April 2016

Paraiba, Brazil

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Pediatric cardiologist Sandra Mattos had set up a network of doctors and hospitals working with tiny heart patients via telemedicine. Her system now also helps remote Zika sufferers.

The New York Times

Ben Hubbard

6 April 2016

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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The government of Saudi Arabia pays for travel, accommodation and surgery for low-income patients from around the world in need of conjoined twin separation.

The Post Crescent

Noell Dickmann

22 March 2016

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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In the early 2000s, Minnesota’s low income families struggled to have access to mental health care for their children. Now Minnesota therapists meet at schools rather than at a clinic and also train teachers to help s...

The Post Crescent

Rory Linnane

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17 March 2016

Marshfield, Wisconsin, United States

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Fifty-one counties in the state of Wisconsin do not have child psychiatrists to provide counseling because most of them live in widely populated urban areas. Wisconsin psychiatrists now are offering telepsychiatry, w...

The Post Crescent

Rory Linnane

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17 March 2016

Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, United States

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Wisconsin confronts a lack of psychiatrists, in particular those who specialize in working with children. The state has begun a telepsychiatry program that enables a psychiatrist to counsel children in remote rural ar...

The Post Crescent

Liz Welter

17 March 2016

Menasha, Wisconsin, United States

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Wisconsin’s teen suicide rate and affiliated mental health concerns have increased, challenging school systems to maintain the quality of life for students. The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction has launched ...

The Post Crescent

Katherine Lymn

17 March 2016

Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United States

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After shortages of mental health options for kids and untold grief, counties in Wisconsin have responded with new kinds of support for at-risk youth. Wisconsin communities have increased access with reduced wait time,...

Bright Magazine

Sophie Cousins

9 March 2016

Suri, West Bengal, India

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India has an estimated 2.5 million medical “quacks.” Can they be trained to do no harm?

The New York Times

Ankita Rao

12 January 2016

Kerala, India

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The palliative care system in Kerala, India, has been singled out as a beacon of hope in offering the possibility of a dignified death to everyone by safely providing morphine.

Newsweek

Patrick Adams

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4 January 2016

Norman, Oklahoma, United States

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Though it claims as many as 300,000 lives every year, meningitis is not widely regarded as a major health problem by many health organizations in comparison to more familiar diseases like tuberculosis. One family-run ...

NPR

Rae Ellen Bichell

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3 January 2016

Kampala, Central Region, Uganda

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Uganda has the best quality of death among low-income countries, according to the Economic Intelligence Unit. Its success stems in part from the strictly regulated but available supply of morphine, which is distribute...

The Huffington Post

Eleanor Goldberg

11 December 2015

Virginia, United States

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Homelessness is rampant, and cities often struggle with creative ways to eliminate the problem. Numerous studies and pilot programs have concluded that simply giving housing to homeless people is a cost-effective and ...

Cleveland.com (The Plain Dealer)

Brie Zeltner

11 December 2015

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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When Baltimore launched a citywide effort to reduce infant mortality in 2009 called B'More for Healthy Babies, Upton Druid Heights was a prime target. That effort has since cut down infant deaths in the city by 24 per...

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