dental exam genWorkers in California dental offices say they had to push the state to put them in the first phase of vaccine distribution, and some dentists still don’t think they’re getting fair treatment.

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California nurse midwives will be able to practice more independently in 2021. Advocates say the change could help ease the obstetrician shortage in rural areas, and reduce high rates of Black maternal and infant mortality.

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