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Caitlin Dewey

Caitlin Dewey

Caitlin Dewey is a Buffalo, New York-based correspondent for Stateline and has reported for outlets including The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Guardian, Slate, Elle and Cosmopolitan.

Many women can’t access miscarriage drug because it’s also used for abortions

By: - October 23, 2023

Since losing her first pregnancy four months ago, 32-year-old Lulu has struggled to return to her body’s old rhythms. Lulu, who asked to be identified by her first name to protect her privacy, bled for six full weeks after her miscarriage and hasn’t had a normal menstrual cycle since. Such disruptions aren’t uncommon after miscarriage, […]

States and cities eye stronger protections for gig economy workers

By: - September 19, 2023

Joshua Wood remembers days during the COVID-19 lockdown when New York City’s streets were practically empty, save for workers like him. That experience convinced the 25-year-old Brooklynite — who makes deliveries for both Uber Eats and a package delivery service — that the gig economy needed some urgent changes. Roughly 1 in 6 American adults […]

Cities boost wages, embrace ‘culture change’ to beat lifeguard shortage

By: - August 2, 2023

Lifeguard shortages closed thousands of pools and beaches during the COVID-19 pandemic, when social distancing requirements disrupted training and rising wages lured some workers to other summer jobs. Now, some states and cities say they’re back in the swim of things, thanks to major changes in how they train, recruit and compensate lifeguards. Several states, […]