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Five on Friday: Factors That May Increase Chances of Long COVID

Five on Friday: Factors That May Increase Chances of Long COVID

Happy Friday! Another week rapidly comes to a close. Here, we offer up five pieces that you might have missed, offered by MCN staff.

A person with long covid

Claire noted that Type 2 Diabetes is one of four factors that increase the risk of long COVID, as reported in this New York Times article. New Research Hints at 4 Factors that May Increase Changes of Long COVID

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Aníbal recommended a new research article showing that a monthly unconditional cash transfer given to low-income families may have a causal impact on infant brain activity. The Impact of a Poverty Reduction Intervention on Infant Brain Activity

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Karen forwarded on this February 1st lecture and discussion from the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health. The Quest for Environmental and Climate Justice: 2nd Annual Donald Hopkins Scholars Lecture

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A person wearing a face mask

Kaethe shared a Marketplace segment and transcript covering the 30 million working-age Americans who may have long-haul symptoms: How Much of Our Labor Force Has Been Lost to COVID-19?

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NHSC graphic on loans

Weekly Win: Karen sent the announcement that HRSA is encouraging clinicians at health centers to apply for their 2022 loan repayment through the National Health Services Corp. Because of additional funding, all eligible applicants were awarded loan repayments in 2021! Applications are due February 3rd. NHSC Loan Repayment Programs: One Application, Three Programs

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Have a safe and healthy weekend!

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