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Feature August 30
1 in 5 African American deaths happens earlier than if they were White. Black doctors say the Flexner Report holds clues to the health system’s role in racial health disparities.
Life Inside August 26
“Sudden cardiac death,” is the cause listed on my uncle Bryan’s death certificate. But it didn’t feel sudden at all — not when you factor in his underlying mental and physical health problems, years of poor prison medical care and the fact that he caught COVID-19 in his Arizona jail.
Inside Out August 12
Prison suicides have been rising for years. Experts fear the pandemic has made it worse.
News August 10
Three years after the First Step Act required the Bureau of Prisons to treat more people with medications for opioid addiction, only a tiny fraction are receiving them.
Inside Out July 22
In Michigan, getting dental care can take months, even years.
Inside Out July 1
When coronavirus hit federal prisons, the top officials had no health care experience.
Feature April 23
At the start of the pandemic, we asked four incarcerated people to chronicle daily life with the coronavirus. Here, they reveal what they witnessed and how they coped with the chaos, fear, isolation and deaths.
News October 27, 2020
We asked people behind bars what services and programs could have changed the course of their lives. Therapy, affordable housing and a living wage topped the list.
Life Inside April 14, 2020
Trying to stay alive in Sing Sing.
Life Inside March 18, 2020
“I cannot help but linger on the faces of the elderly prisoners and think about how they are unlikely to survive this.”