Legislative package seeks to address causes of health inequities

Racial health disparities have become more stark than ever before in the wake of a pandemic that has disproportionately affected Black and Latino communities nationwide and within the state of Maryland, lawmakers say. That’s why Del. Joseline Peña-Melnyk, D-Anne Arundel and Prince George’s, is sponsoring a slew of health equity-related legislation that she has worked since ...

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