WEST HOLLYWOOD, California — Pauline Lawrence tiene 63 años, una edad que la pone en mayor riesgo si contrae el nuevo coronavirus. Sin embargo, tres días a la semana, pasa 16 horas con alguien que corre un riesgo aún mayor: un hombre de 97 años que depende de ella y de otros dos ayudantes de […]
As schools shutter to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus, many districts are still offering free meals to their most vulnerable students. In two Southern California districts, families roll through school lunch drive-thrus to grab hot meals.
The COVID-19 outbreak has spawned confusion among health officials, doctors and the public, especially for people who fall into the gray area for testing and deciding whether they need to quarantine themselves. Where to turn for answers about isolation and quarantine varies by locale. All this means agencies are sometimes delaying needed advice and giving people incorrect information.
When four KHN reporters were possibly exposed to COVID-19, they tried to take preventive steps. But even for health care journalists, getting tested for the virus ― and figuring out what to do next — is an uphill task.
Las pantallas táctiles permiten a los votantes leer una boleta en 13 idiomas, ajustar el contraste de la pantalla y el tamaño del texto, y más.
In advance of the Super Tuesday primary, Los Angeles County is rotating new touch-screen voting machines among 41 locations, including adult day care centers and jails, to increase voting among populations with historically low turnout.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom dedicated nearly all of his State of the State address Wednesday to homelessness. To fix that problem, he said, the state must address another one: mental health care.
Justices from the right and left ask whether Congress needs to keep its promises.
Los pacientes representan aproximadamente el 80% de los incidentes violentos graves denunciados, pero a veces los agresores son familiares y amigos frustrados o estresados.
Health care workers face a greater threat of workplace violence than workers in most other industries. Hospitals are installing security cameras and panic buttons, arming security guards with stun guns and teaching their employees how to handle potentially violent situations.