Duaa Eldeib, Salon.com

Duaa Eldeib


Chicago, IL, United States

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  • Salon.com
  • ProPublica
  • chicagotribune.com
  • Southern Illinoisan
  • Chicago Reader

Past articles by Duaa:

Doctors ignored her concerns about her pregnancy. For many Black women, it’s a familiar story

While many pregnant people say their doctors and nurses do not listen to them, pregnant Black people face an even higher burden → Read More

She Says Doctors Ignored Her Concerns About Her Pregnancy. For Many Black Women, It’s a Familiar Story.

Black women in America are more than twice as likely as white women to have a stillbirth. Getting physicians to take their concerns seriously is one reason for this disparity, they say: “If you’re a Black woman, you get dismissed.” → Read More

After a Stillbirth, an Autopsy Can Provide Answers. Too Few of Them Are Being Performed.

One in three stillbirths goes unexplained, leaving parents desperate for information. Many doctors don’t perform autopsies or tests that could offer insight, while some patients decide against them without fully understanding the potential benefits. → Read More

Her child was stillborn at 39 weeks. She blames a system that doesn’t always listen to mothers

Every year more than 20,000 pregnancies in the U.S. result in a stillbirth, but not all of these tragedies were inevitable. → Read More

“God, no, not another case”: COVID-related stillbirths didn’t have to happen

Many avoided the COVID-19 vaccine during pregnancy, unwittingly increasing their chances of a stillbirth. → Read More

How Misinformation About COVID Vaccines and Pregnancy Took Root Early On and Why It Won’t Go Away

Before coronavirus vaccines were even released, a disinformation campaign used a moment of national and personal vulnerability to prey on those who were pregnant or who planned to become pregnant. → Read More

They were the pandemic’s perfect victims

When COVID struck, nearly 18,000 more dialysis patients died in 2020 than would have been expected → Read More

They Were the Pandemic’s Perfect Victims

The pandemic killed so many dialysis patients that their total number shrunk for the first time in nearly half a century. Few people took notice. → Read More

A Crisis of Undiagnosed Cancers Is Emerging in the Pandemic’s Second Year

A factory worker didn’t want to call in sick or catch COVID-19, so she tried to ignore the pain. Now she has stage 4 cancer. → Read More

Overdose Deaths Have Skyrocketed in Chicago, and the Coronavirus Pandemic May Be Making It Worse —

Opioid-related deaths in Cook County have doubled since this time last year, and similar increases are happening across the country. “If you’re alone, there’s nobody to give you the Narcan,” said one coroner. → Read More

Chicago Lakeshore Hospital Closes After Years of Abuse Allegations…

A long-troubled psychiatric facility, which has treated hundreds of children in state care, shuts down but says the move is temporary. → Read More

Hurt instead of helped: Foster children victimized in out-of-state facilities where oversight is lacking

States have sent thousands of foster children to mental health institutions far from home, including facilities with records of violence and licensing sanctions, a Chicago Tribune/ProPublica Illinois investigation has found. → Read More

Illinois Lawmakers Call Hearing to “Demand Answers” and Find Ways to Close a Loophole in College Financial Aid Scandal —

Legislators said parents who turn over guardianship of their children to get financial aid engaged in a “manipulative practice.” They’re exploring whether they can subpoena parents to testify. → Read More

Immigrant Children Sent to Chicago Shelters Are Traumatized and Sick, in Some Instances With Chicken Pox or Tuberculosis —

Hundreds of children are being detained in shelters run by Heartland Human Care Services, which says it has made changes since allegations that children were neglected and mistreated. → Read More

For generations, Illinois’ child welfare agency has failed to adequately serve Spanish-speaking families with children in its care.

For generations, Illinois’ child welfare agency has failed to adequately serve Spanish-speaking families with children in its care. → Read More

6 Young Men, Given Adult Sentences for “Minor” Infractions, Are Freed in Illinois —

Gov. Bruce Rauner commuted the sentences of the men, whose cases were documented in a ProPublica Illinois investigation last year, less than three weeks before leaving office. → Read More

Chicago psychiatric hospital is under fire over reports alleging abuse of children

Aurora Chicago Lakeshore Hospital is under federal and state investigation over reports of abuse → Read More

Has the Internet Changed Fact-Checking? Well, It Depends. —

The sources haven’t changed much, but accessing them nowadays involves just a few clicks. And no, we don’t use Wikipedia. → Read More

Here’s What Happened to the 99 Immigrant Children Separated From Their Parents and Sent to Chicago —

Confidential records reveal details about struggles to find parents and traumatic experiences during the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance crackdown. → Read More

As Months Pass in Chicago Shelters, Immigrant Children Contemplate Escape, Even Suicide —

Internal documents reveal despair and tedium in one of the nation’s largest shelter networks for unaccompanied minors. → Read More