California is one of only a handful of states nationwide that screens babies for the gene mutation that causes a rare brain disease — a test that dramatically increases a sick child’s chances of survival.
As the number of hospitals across the country has plummeted, many old buildings are finding new life as apartments and condos.
Doctors and researchers at the five University of California centers will pool their expertise and resources to tackle an illness that kills 60,000 Californians each year and costs $14 billion in medical care and lost work days.
La polémica decisión de la administración Trump de eliminar el programa DACA hace más que poner a casi 800.000 “dreamers” bajo el miedo a la deportación. Amenaza el cuidado de salud de miles de adultos jóvenes.
The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program made it possible for young adults who came into the country illegally as children to get jobs with insurance and, in some states including California, Medicaid. Now that coverage is in peril.
Under a five-year agreement with the federal government, California is using Medicaid dollars to expand drug treatment, including more inpatient care and a broader range of medications.
The California Future Health Workforce Commission will produce recommendations intended to meet the demand for medical professionals in a state with a growing and increasingly diverse population.
A nivel nacional, un programa financiado por la Ley de Cuidado de Salud Asequible (ACA), envía trabajadores de salud a domicilio que aconsejan sobre crianza y paternidad.
A program that provides $400 million in federal funding for the visits expires next month. Advocates and providers hope it will be reauthorized with a higher level of funding — but some worry that might not happen.
Los proyectos de salud que se han estado discutiendo dejan de lado muchos de los servicios esenciales para las mujeres, como el cuidado materno y los métodos anticonceptivos.