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Monday, September 27, 2021
How to Teach Kids About Sexism

How to Teach Kids About Sexism

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Watching Kamala Harris sworn in as our country’s first female vice president (not to mention our first vice president of color) last week felt like a triumphant moment for many women and girls. It was also a reminder of how much sexism, gender discrimination, and misogyny women have to overcome in order to achieve such…
What 1919 Teaches Us About Pent-Up Demand

What 1919 Teaches Us About Pent-Up Demand

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Editor's note: This is an excerpt of Planet Money's newsletter. You can sign up here. Babe Ruth, a pitcher for the Boston Red Sox, in 1918. That year, World War I and the Spanish flu pandemic slashed MLB game attendance by over half from what it was in the previous season. Library of Congress hide…
What The U.S. Can Do About Vaccine Rollout Issues

What The U.S. Can Do About Vaccine Rollout Issues

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NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Elisabeth Rosenthal of Kaiser Health News about what's slowed down the vaccine roll out, and what, if anything, can be done to make up for lost time.
About Us: Goats And Soda

About Us: Goats And Soda

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Goats and Soda is NPR's global health and development blog. We tell stories of life in our changing world, focusing on low- and middle-income countries. And we keep in mind that we're all neighbors in this global village. We've won awards for our coverage of the 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa and of the…
What We Know About COVID-19 Long Haulers

What We Know About COVID-19 Long Haulers

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NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to Dr. Aluko Hope, co-director of the COVID-19 Recovery Clinic at Montefiore Health Systems in New York, about virus long-haulers, who experience months of symptoms.
What Health Data Says About Safely Reopening Schools

What Health Data Says About Safely Reopening Schools

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NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with health economist Emily Oster about what available heath data tells us about when and how to safely reopen schools amid the coronavirus pandemic.
What To Know About Those $200 Drug Cards President Trump Promised

What To Know About Those $200 Drug Cards President Trump Promised

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President Trump holds up an executive order after delivering remarks on health care in Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption toggle caption Evan Vucci/AP President Trump holds up an executive order after delivering remarks on health care in Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday. Evan Vucci/AP President Trump promised this week to send cards worth…
About 1 In 5 Households In U.S. Cities Miss Needed Medical Care During Pandemic

About 1 In 5 Households In U.S. Cities Miss Needed Medical...

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When 28-year-old Katie Kinsey moved from Washington, D.C., to Los Angeles in early March, she didn't expect the pandemic would affect her directly, at least not right away. But that's exactly what happened. She was still settling in and didn't have a primary care doctor when she got sick with symptoms of what she feared…
About 20% Of Americans Couldn’t Get Needed Medical Care Due To Pandemic, Poll Shows

About 20% Of Americans Couldn’t Get Needed Medical Care Due To...

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In major cities, at least 1 in 5 Americans reported being unable to get medical care or delaying medical care for serious problems due to the pandemic, according to a new poll by NPR and two others.
What To Do About Part-Time School? NYC Announces Free Child Care For 100,000 Students

What To Do About Part-Time School? NYC Announces Free Child Care...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that the city will offer free child care to 100,000 students when schools reopen for part-time in-person instruction in September. Here, children play at Manhattan's High Line park on Thursday. Frank Franklin II/AP hide caption toggle caption Frank Franklin II/AP New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio…

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