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About 1 In 5 Households In U.S. Cities Miss Needed Medical Care During Pandemic

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Most Children Who Die Of COVID-19 Are Minorities, CDC Report Shows

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A child washes her hands at a day care center in Connecticut last month. A detailed look at COVID-19 deaths in U.S. kids and young adults by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows the great majority are children of color. Jessica Hill/AP hide caption

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About 20% Of Americans Couldn't Get Needed Medical Care Due To Pandemic, Poll Shows

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What It's Like To Spend Months Recovering From COVID-19

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The Jernigan-Noesi family, the Roper Nedd family, and the Ford family talk about the conversations they're having with their kids about racism, social justice, and having hope for the future. (Left to right) Lynsey Weatherspoon for NPR; Michael A. McCoy for NPR; Michael Starghill for NPR hide caption

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Spending quality time with kids and listening deeply to them is one way to help them tame anxiety. Here Mariano Noesi and Maryam Jernigan-Noesi play with their 4-year-old son Carter. Jernigan-Noesi is a child psychologist. Lynsey Weatherspoon for NPR hide caption

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Peet Sapsin directs clients inside custom built "Gainz Pods", during his HIIT class, (high intensity interval training), at Sapsins Inspire South Bay Fitness, Redondo Beach, California, Wednesday, June 17, 2020. Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images hide caption

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My Gym Is Reopening. Is It Safe To Work Out There?

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How To Reduce Stress In Children Stuck At Home This Summer

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How To Help Black Children Cope Amid Stress Of Racial Protests

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Insomnia has become even more common, sleep specialists say, with the rise of "collective social anxiety." Aaron McCoy/Getty Images hide caption

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How To Get Sleep In Uneasy Times

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Coronavirus Crisis May Worsen Symptoms In Children With Anxiety, Depression

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Many Pregnant Women Struggle With Mental Health Amid Pandemic

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