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Despite Notable Silence From White House, Anti-Vaccine Advocates Keep Hopes High

KHN Morning Briefing

The CDC continues to promote immunizations just as it did under the Obama administration, but vaccine skeptics still feel emboldened by having the new president in the White House. In other public health news: a diet soda link to dementia risk; anxiety in students; a rare tick-borne disease; dietary supplements; and Henrietta Lacks’ cells.

Getting To Delivery Room A Harrowing Journey For Some Amid Rural Hospital Crisis

KHN Morning Briefing

Because of financial strain, many rural hospitals are shutting down their labor and delivery services. Women in those areas are then faced with long drives to get to a safe place to deliver their babies. In other public health news: infectious diseases, strokes, young blood, genetic testing, fertility treatments, trauma care and more.

Hospice Workers Face History Of Neglect In Trying To Overcome African-American Distrust

KHN Morning Briefing

Stat looks at efforts to tackle the issue of minority access to hospice care as a matter of social justice. In related news stories, former Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius urges doctors to allow patients to drive end-of-life care decisions while researchers study how diet might help ward off Alzheimer’s.