Latest California Healthline Stories
Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes wades through hundreds of health articles from the week so you don’t have to.
As the number of Americans with dementia rises, health professionals grapple with how to talk to patients about gun safety at home.
Older adults who lack a conventional support system should plan ahead to deal with life’s predictable challenges as they age.
A DaVita subsidiary will pay $270 million over allegations that it cheated the federal government for years.
Kaiser Health News gives readers a chance to comment on a recent batch of stories.
Marijuana dispensaries are reaching out to seniors seeking help with the aches and pains of aging. They’re discovering an array of products, and some interesting side effects.
Dr. Prudence Hall has made a name for herself in the field of “bioidentical hormones” — plant-based compounds purportedly customized for each patient’s needs. Experts say the popular approach is unproven; California regulators say she was grossly negligent in her care of two patients.
Is there anything families can do to fight these evictions?
No one tracks sepsis cases closely enough to know how often these severe infections turn fatal. But the toll — both human and financial — is enormous, finds an investigation by KHN and the Chicago Tribune.
Death and its companion, grief, are often ignored at nursing homes and assisted living centers, yet ignoring the loss can lead to depression, staff burnout and other problems.