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A web of shadow trauma centers covers Chicago

A web of shadow trauma centers covers Chicago

Community hospitals throughout Cook County are acting as de facto trauma centers for gunshot victims who show up in their emergency rooms, despite not having specialized teams to treat them.

School clinics are in session

School clinics are in session

School-based health centers have been opening across the country as a new method to provide healthcare to vulnerable populations. “Kids tend to fall through the cracks," said Ishtar Gonzalez, a social worker at a school clinic in the Bronx sponsored by Montefiore Medical Center.

Federal judge blocks Arkansas Planned Parenthood defunding

A federal judge on Thursday temporarily prohibited Arkansas from blocking Medicaid payments to Planned Parenthood, expanding her order requiring the state to continue paying for services for three patients who had sued over the move.

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