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How BayouWear Came to Represent New Orleans Style

It all started with a poster. In 1975, while in graduate school at Tulane University, Bud Brimberg had to come up with a project for a business class. His idea: have an artist in New Orleans create a poster as merchandise for a local music festival. That event, now known as the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, has become …

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Hundreds of Thousands Have Lost Medicaid Coverage Since Pandemic Protections Expired

Hundreds of thousands of low-income Americans have lost Medicaid coverage in recent weeks as part of a sprawling unwinding of a pandemic-era policy that prohibited states from removing people from the program. Early data shows that many people lost coverage for procedural reasons, such as when Medicaid recipients did not return paperwork to verify their eligibility or could not be …

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An African Country Faces Challenges to Protect Girls From HPV

When the health workers arrived at Upendo Primary School on the edge of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, they instructed girls who would turn 14 this year to line up to get a shot. Quinn Chengo held an urgent, whispered consultation with her friends. What was the injection for, really? Could it be a Covid vaccine? (They had heard rumors about …

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