Research shows that people with dementia can benefit significantly from efforts to ease communication, improve overall health and other key measures.
An environmental advocacy group plans to install 100 pollution sensors at homes, schools and businesses in the congested area near the Port of Oakland to capture variations in the level of diesel contaminants.
The opioid addiction crisis has led to a crackdown on prescriptions for chronic pain patients, who are increasingly given less addictive painkillers along with referrals for acupuncture, physical therapy, massage and even yoga.
Experts say key steps can make a home much more accessible to seniors who can have trouble getting around in wheelchairs or walkers.
New research finds that the Affordable Care Act — especially the Medicaid expansion — has helped about 4 million people with chronic health problems get coverage, including many in California. Researchers say their findings could help Republicans planning a replacement.
Medicare is launching new regulations in January that will provide higher reimbursements for doctors involved in care coordination for seriously ill people.
Estudiantes de Cal State son instructores en un programa de ejercicio gratuito ofrecido en parques en el Valle de San Fernando, el sur de Los Ángeles, San Francisco y el condado de Stanislaus. Participan latinos, y muchos sufren de diabetes o hipertensión.
A program to boost physical activity at parks around California can help people lose weight and prevent – or control – chronic conditions such as diabetes and high blood pressure.
People treated in the 1990s report worse health problems later in life than those treated in the two previous decades.
Participants in a mostly online diabetes self-management program had lower blood sugar and were more likely to take their medicine regularly, study finds.