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The Desert Sun interviewed 200 homeless individuals about health care. Here's what we found

The data showed that drug and behavioral health treatments are among the greatest needs in the community with the least available services in the Coachella Valley.
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Health Media Jobs & Opportunities: Join a premier media company in New York

SELF is seeking an experienced health writer and editor with a strong background in science-based health and wellness writing to join the SELF team.
Hospitals Try to Balance Care, Financial Constraints

Hospitals Try to Balance Care, Financial Constraints

Making behavioral health pencil out has become a greater challenge for San Diego hospitals like Scripps, Sharp HealthCare, Palomar Health and UC San Diego Health.
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Why do we make it so hard to prescribe the ‘gold standard’ for treating opioid addiction?

Only about 6 percent of medical practitioners have obtained a government waiver that allows them to prescribe a crucial drug for treating opioid addiction. Here's why that's a problem.
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Health Media Jobs & Opportunities: INSIDER is hiring a full-time editor to focus on health

Being Patient is looking for an experienced writer/editor for our Alzheimer’s and brain health vertical, or check out the health reporter opening at INSIDER.

'He’s not crazy. He’s hurting': Suicides are rising for young black and Latino men in Texas

The suicide rate has grown faster for young black and Latino males in Texas over the last 10 years, a Dallas Morning News analysis of CDC data found.

The Times-Picayune wins National Press Foundation award for ‘Children of Central City’

“The Children of Central City,” a | The Times-Picayune multimedia series examining the long-term impact of trauma on New Orleans’ children, has won the National Press Foundation’s Carolyn C. Mattingly Award for Mental Health Reporting.
 A school bus on the unpaved Indian service route 5010 near Sanostee. The seven-mile corridor connects as many as 2,500 resident

Dire streets: Muddied roads and broken promises on the Navajo nation

In rain or snow, Route 5010 in New Mexico is impassable — a quagmire that highlights the government’s shameful neglect of Native people.


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