Racism & Infant Mortality, Breast Milk Donation & Florida's Failing Health System — Episode 4

Sep 15, 2016

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Welcome to Redux, a weekly radio magazine from WJCT News, featuring stories from the First Coast and music from WJCT's After Hours programming. 

The podcast is hosted by Vince Kong.


EPISODE 4

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Amid Fight Over Regulations, Checker Cab Rebrands In Jacksonville

Checker Cab of Jacksonville may be taking the advice of City Councilman Matt Schellenberg and updating its fleet to compete with app-based transportation companies like Uber and Lyft.

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Black Babies In Duval County Almost 3 Times More Likely To Die Before First Birthday

Florida’s infant mortality rate is lower than ever, but that isn't the case in the northeastern part of the state.

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New Duval Women's Health Care Clinic Opens In Area With High Infant Mortality Rate

The Magnolia Project Oasis is a federally funded women’s community health center near downtown Jacksonville. It's mission is to enhance women’s overall well-being.

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Human Milk Initiative May Offer Jacksonville Babies A Healthier Start

University of Florida Health Jacksonville is among the first hospitals in Northeast Florida to offer donor milk or a human-milk-based concentrate, known as a fortifier, in both its newborn nursery and neonatal intensive care unit.

Digital Content Editor Vince Kong can be reached at vkong@wjct.org, 904-358-6349 or on Twitter @teamvincek