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October 30, 2018 | 0 comments
in 2017, the rate of suicide attempts for Hispanic teens in Texas was 11.4 percent, compared with 8.2 percent nationally, according to data from the CDC.
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October 30, 2018 | 0 comments
When I set out early this year to uncover gaps in mental health care services in one Bay Area county, I was utterly unprepared for just how deep the problems ran.
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October 29, 2018 | 0 comments
As California faces a statewide shortage of physicians, there’s one area that will be hit especially hard: the large collection of cities, suburbs and rural areas that make up Southern California’s... more
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October 29, 2018 | 0 comments
Obesity is a major problem in Merced County, especially for children. So why is the local school district’s menu full of unhealthy items such as hot dogs and breakfast pizza?
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October 26, 2018 | 0 comments
Mobile health workers say their contact with residents of a homeless encampment in the Coachella Valley dropped after the camp was bulldozed.
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October 26, 2018 | 0 comments
Depression in fathers can hinder the development of healthy bonds between parent and child and lead to neglect. One L.A. pilot program is trying to prevent that.
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October 25, 2018 | 0 comments
Why does Indiana have so many cases of child abuse and neglect? Only six states had more in 2016, and they all had much higher populations.
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October 25, 2018 | 0 comments
Protecting sick people is a hot issue on the midterm campaign trail, a barometer of how attitudes about health insurance have shifted over the past decade.
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October 24, 2018 | 0 comments
In underserved areas such as California's San Joaquin County, access to care can be difficult at best.
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October 23, 2018 | 0 comments
Why don't some addiction treatment centers in California offer medication-assisted treatment or MAT?
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October 23, 2018 | 0 comments
Can't find the data you need? Consider collecting it yourself, as reporter Sandy Mazza did through low-cost air monitors placed at homes around LA's ports.
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October 22, 2018 | 0 comments
If rural America has become the new “inner city,” then nowhere is this more apparent than in educational systems.
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October 19, 2018 | 0 comments
Veteran health care business reporter Chad Terhune of KHN shares essential tips for delving into the finances of health care companies.
October 19, 2018 By Lisa Gartner
"What I heard, over and over again, were stories of physical violence in juvenile residential programs."
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October 19, 2018 | 0 comments
POLITICO is looking for a hard-working, versatile reporter to cover state health care policy and politics in California as part of our new Sacramento bureau.

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