“The U.S. has been considered a leader in many things industry, innovation and health care technology. In fact, America leads the world in dollars spent on health care, likely reaching $3.2 trillion this year. Despite this extravagant spending on medical care, we have failed to protect the most vulnerable. Infant mortality is defined as the death of a baby in the first year of life; we rank 27th for infant mortality in the rich countries of the world and 56th overall.”  To read the full story, please click here.

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Chanel Alli

Chanel is a dynamic standup comic and writer based out of Brooklyn, NY. Her commanding writing style and story-teller style allow her to cover a plethora of topics with a unique flare.

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