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Women Left Their Jobs To Be Caregivers. A Business Coalition Wants Companies To Help

More women than men left the workforce during the pandemic, many because they had to care for children. A business council wants companies to take the lead in expanding child care and elder care.

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Jennifer Gibaldi's daughter Alyssa, 17, began experiencing severe anxiety which left her catatonic during the pandemic last year. But finding help for Alyssa, who has Down syndrome, was challenging, as most health care providers wouldn't take kids with disabilities or they wouldn't take her insurance. Heather Walsh for NPR hide caption

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How A Hospital And A School District Teamed Up To Help Kids In Emotional Crisis

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Post-Cards New Century Classics
Buddha Pilot New Century Classics
Chameleon Brendan Canning
Another Endless Morning (In the Sanctuary) Northcape
Arrive Ruttledge Col Northcape
Vaults Tor
Loop Theory Tor

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Gospel Sensation Tasha Cobbs Leonard Has Several Reasons (For You) To Believe

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You Gotta Believe Tasha Cobbs Leonard
Canvas Robert Glasper
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Pipeline Companies Will Have To Report Cyberattacks To The Government

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In December 2019, Cynthia Carrillo placed her older brother David at Villa Mesa Care Center, a nursing home in Upland, Calif. After the shutdown in March of 2020, Cynthia Carrillo couldn't visit David inside Villa Mesa. One month later, David, 65, who had Down syndrome, died from COVID-19. Chava Sanchez/LAist hide caption

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In California, Nursing Home Owners Can Operate After They're Denied A License

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Under the Starry Sky Daigo Hanada
Suiu Daigo Hanada

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Women Left Their Jobs To Be Caregivers. A Business Coalition Wants Companies To Help

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Field Guide Sarah Louise
Home Over Yonder Variations Pt. 2 Sarah Louise
Bowen Island Kaki King
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Season Shift Niklas Paschburg
Little Orc Niklas Paschburg

As people get back to in-person work, it may be a difficult transition for dogs and their owners. One tip from a veterinarian: Don't make a big deal about leaving and coming back home. Photo Illustration by Becky Harlan/NPR hide caption

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6 Tips For Getting Your Dog Ready For Your Return To The Office

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The Puppy Song Harry Nilsson
Everybody's Talkin' Vladan Zivancevic
Intruders The Antlers

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Amazon Makes A Deal To Buy MGM For Nearly $8.5 Billion

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