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Health Headlines for October 5, 2022

Community health clinics set to lose critical $100M funding stream
City and State NY

According to estimates, the carve-out will cost the state an estimated $154 million in its first year, and $1.5 billion over the next five years.

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Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte Hermelyn on maternal care, ‘Mickey’s Law’
Capital Tonight

In New York City, Black women are 12 times more likely to die during or after childbirth than white women.

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Pharma-funded FDA gets drugs out faster, but some work only ‘marginally’ and most are pricey
Kaiser Health News

Impatience — among drug companies, investors, patients, and politicians — created the user fee agreements and accelerated-approval pathway.

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COVID-19 higher in New York – once again – than other parts of the U.S.
Times Union

An uptick in COVID-19 is back in New York and this time, there is a new variant on the board: BF.7

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