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Housing is the Next Step to Mitigating Coronavirus

The National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty NNPA NEWS- (March 11, 2020, Washington, DC) – Without proper resources, people experiencing homelessness can be exceptionally vulnerable to communicable diseases—including the current outbreak of coronavirus, COVID-19. The National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty anticipates this virus to be not only a public health crisis, but also to direct attention to the …

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Big Insurance Must Help End Surprise Medical Billing

By Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., National Newspaper Publishers Association President and CEO It is a serious financial problem that far too many African Americans – from impoverished individuals to working-class families — face these days in the bewilderingly complicated health-care market: Getting hit with an unexpected bill after a hospital stay or visit to the emergency room. Known as “surprise …

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Eli Lilly: Affordability of Insulin for Diabetes Has Greatly Improved

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Eli Lilly and others in the pharmaceutical industry are on the front lines of research and innovation, according to Nathaniel Miles, the vice president for strategic initiatives at Eli Lilly. Miles led a spirited discussion at the National Newspaper Publishers Association’s (NNPA) Midwinter Training Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He said …

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