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Rosa Herrera knows how difficult the battle with COVID-19 can be. Two of her daughters were really sick with COVID-19 in October 2020 and were hospitalized during their infections. Herrera herself got sick, too, but had a mild case. “It was really scary. I couldn’t see them and since both of them were hospitalized at ...
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Since the 1960s, community health centers (also called Federally Qualified Health Centers) have made it their mission to…Health Equity
Nemours Children’s Health knows healthcare is more than just medicine. The conditions in which we are born, grow, live,…Health Equity
A young Erik Cardenas sat quietly in his chair, gently swinging his legs back and forth. He clasped his hands together a…Health Equity
You’re probably familiar with Valentine’s Day on February 14. Every year, couples dote on each other and exchange candy,…Health Equity
In the small rural Central California town of Selma, a young Trinidad Solis watched long stretches of farmland float by…Infection Control
Health literacy is defined by the CDC as “the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and unde…COVID-19, Education
In a modest house in Los Angeles, California, a young girl buried her nose in a book. She focused on the book’s colorful…Healthcare Access, Infection Control
Isabella Jimenez is a Latina on a mission for health. At age 12, she had an idea for an app that serves as a digital coo…Healthy Food, Latino Obesity