A growing number of California counties are deploying RVs to address the mental health needs of residents in isolated regions.
The state is investing $6 million in a three-year effort to deliver healthy meals and groceries to chronically ill Medi-Cal patients at doctors’ offices, clinics and hospitals.
A new study suggests 13 percent of two-year college students can’t consistently get access to or afford enough food.
In California, seven programs were promised five-year grants worth about $7.9 million annually to help teens avoid early parenthood. Now their funding — along with that of scores of similar projects nationally — has been shut off early.
An end-of life-planning website can encourage patients to tackle that difficult topic before they become too ill to communicate, according to a new study. But they may be more likely to make concrete plans with help from a doctor or social worker.
New CDC data suggests teens are smoking fewer cigarettes than ever before, and even vaping is on the decline. But other studies – and teens themselves – suggest adolescents may be swapping tobacco for marijuana.
El proyecto de salud del Senado podría ayudar a algunos jóvenes reduciendo el costo de sus primas, pero podría perjudicar a otros que lograron tener cobertura a través de una expansión masiva del Medicaid.
Provisions in the Senate’s “repeal and replace” bill could help some young adults by lowering the cost of premiums but could hurt others who gained insurance through a massive expansion to Medicaid.
Political leaders, medical providers and consumer advocates say the Senate bill, like its counterpart in the House, could put health care out of reach for millions of Golden State residents.
Visits have surged 75 percent over five years. Obamacare proponents had argued that expanded health care coverage would reduce the use of emergency rooms.