California law dictates that Medi-Cal patients with mild and moderate mental health conditions are covered by managed care plans and those with severe disorders by county agencies. But the real-life distinction is not that clear.
The FDA confirms it is looking into more than one problem with the compressor, which is used to power patients’ artificial hearts.
Many aging gays and lesbians who have lived openly for decades are finding that the world of assisted living and nursing homes can be decidedly less accommodating.
Legislation recently signed by Gov. Brown will allow about 1,000 clinics statewide to bill Medi-Cal for treatment by marriage and family counselors, deepening the pool of mental health providers.
According to the neurobiologist heading a much-publicized effort funded by Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, putting scientists and engineers under one roof will be key.
Playing with dolls is good therapy for some elderly people with dementia. They may think the dolls are real babies, but does it matter?
Treatment-resistant depression, particularly common among seniors, can raise the risk of suicide and lead to a loss of independence.
Twenty dying people, at peace with their mortality, shared their views on life, love and death with a Los Angeles artist for an exhibit at the Museum of Tolerance.
Gov. Jerry Brown must decide whether to sign a bill sponsored by Planned Parenthood that would criminalize distribution of a surreptitiously recorded conversation with a medical professional.
A partnership between San Diego County and four health systems seeks to bridge the longstanding gap between hospitals and social services.