Latest California Healthline Stories
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.
Kaiser Health News senior correspondent Anna Gorman discussed the shortage Thursday with KPCC’s Libby Denkman, on the radio station’s Take Two program.
An emergency department at New York-Presbyterian Hospital trains staff to recognize signs of elder abuse and help victims.
Unhappy childhood experiences can drive people to join white supremacist groups, studies have found.
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.
As more patients receive hospice care at home, some of the powerful, addictive drugs they’re prescribed are ending up in the wrong hands.
New research suggests that efforts to address climbing rates of rural suicide must focus on safe access to firearms. State-based coalitions are attempting just that.
A growing number of California counties are deploying RVs to address the mental health needs of residents in isolated regions.
As the link between obesity and depression becomes increasingly clear, so do the challenges of treating these distinct chronic conditions together.
Heather Menzel thought returning to her rural California hometown was the answer to her addiction problems. Then she discovered the town had no medical treatment options for her — but plenty of heroin.