A significant portion of syphilis transmission in heterosexuals occurs among people who use drugs, particularly methamphetamine, a new report shows. Public health officials warn that you can’t treat one problem without addressing the other.
Las tasas de sífilis están estableciendo récords a nivel nacional. Las más altas se han estado registrando en Nevada, California y Louisiana.
A new report by a coalition of health, education and labor leaders concludes that the state must build a larger and more culturally diverse pool of medical, mental health and home care professionals to meet the needs of a growing population. The findings point to a big challenge for Gov. Gavin Newsom as he seeks to extend health insurance to many of California’s nearly 3 million uninsured residents.
At one Seattle public school, students earn their diplomas while attending daily support groups and meeting with counselors to help them stay off drugs and alcohol. There are about 40 similar schools around the country, both public and private, and more are on the drawing board.
En Interagency at Queen Anne, en Seattle, jóvenes logran mantenerse sobrios, a la vez que se impulsan sus estudios académicos.
Food stamps for February are being distributed about two weeks early because officials say the federal money to pay for them won’t be available later due to the government shutdown. State and local officials are scratching their heads about what might happen in March if the impasse continues.
Hospitals and medical practices are battling outdated stereotypes and sometimes their own doctors to hire certified nurse midwives. Research shows that women cared for by certified nurse midwives have fewer cesarean sections, which can produce significant cost savings for hospitals.
El gobernador dijo que quiere ampliar la cobertura de salud de Medi-Cal para adultos jóvenes indocumentados.
Just hours into his tenure as California’s new governor, Democrat Gavin Newsom proposed major plans to insure more Californians, including state-funded financial aid for health insurance and a requirement for Californians to have coverage.
Las internaciones relacionadas con el consumo de anfetaminas aumentaron un 245% entre 2008 y 2015. Expertos dicen que el dramático aumento ha pasado desapercibido.