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Assisted reproductive technologies like in vitro fertilization help people affected by infertility. In 2021 alone, the U.S. government says 2% of babies born in the U.S. were conceived through such technology.
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Lawmakers across the U.S. say they want to shield in-vitro fertilization providers from legal threats.The question is: How can they do that effectively?
Incarcerated people are some of the sickest people in our country. Many have chronic conditions such as diabetes or lung disease. And they’re far more likely to suffer from mental illness and addiction. On Season 2 of Sick, listen to stories of what goes wrong in corrections facilities — places meant to keep people healthy, but built to punish them.
Sickle cell disease is the nation’s most common genetic disorder, but is often overlooked when it comes to resources. Sickle cell researchers, physicians and patients believe these disparities exist – and persist – because of systemic racism. This reporting is supported by a grant from the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism’s 2022 Impact Fund for Reporting on Health Equity and Health Systems.