Officials in marijuana-friendly states reacted strongly to new guidance from U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions giving federal prosecutors leeway to crack down on cannabis.
Laws in California and most other states allow pharmacists to provide naloxone to patients or their friends without a doctor’s prescription. But many don’t do so, citing lack of demand and awareness among patients, their own fears of insufficient compensation and the challenges of treating opioid users.
El clima político en derredor de la inmigración ha generado más estrés y temor en las familias que temen ser separadas por la deportación.
Interviews with immigrants from 15 countries and pediatricians in eight states reveal that fear of deportation is putting parents and children under heightened stress, impeding daily activities and jeopardizing long-term health.
Many medical groups and state Medicaid programs are offering gift cards, cash and other rewards to low-income patients if they agree to get preventive screenings and make healthier lifestyle choices.
Muchas mujeres se están reuniendo para hablar sobre maternidad, sin prejuicios o estigmas, evaluando la posibilidad de congelar sus óvulos.
Fertility doctors around the country are hosting soirees to pitch to mostly affluent women the benefits of preserving their eggs.
The legalization of recreational marijuana in California and other states poses an added challenge for drug education programs targeting youths.
La comunidad transgénero sigue siendo relegada en el acceso a los servicios de atención médica y salud mental.
Medicaid is rarely associated with getting rich. But some insurance companies are reaping spectacular profits off the taxpayer-funded program in California, even when the state finds their patient care is subpar.