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March 23, 2018 | 0 comments
At Los Angeles Unified's 15 wellness centers and through in-class screenings, the district is stepping efforts to help students cope with extremely high levels of trauma and toxic stress.
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March 23, 2018 | 0 comments
Efforts to restore green spaces is causing housing prices to surge and displacing longtime residents in some of California's most vulnerable communities. Can the concept of "just green enough" offer... more
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March 22, 2018 | 1 comments
“We started looking at the data and found the most vulnerable people in the county, and we put this team together to go find and work with them,” said Anna Roth, director of Contra Costa Health... more
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March 22, 2018 | 0 comments
At LAC+USC Medical Center, primary care doctors now routinely ask patients about things such as food, housing and mental health, with teams of providers ready to connect them to services.
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March 22, 2018 | 0 comments
Stories of undiagnosed PTSD among Hmong and Vietnamese American refugees are common in some California communities. What can their experiences tell us about future health impacts facing incoming... more
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March 21, 2018 | 0 comments
Peter Lee on why California's health exchange is partially insulated from GOP-led attacks on the ACA — and why that could all change down the road.
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March 21, 2018 | 0 comments
Dealing with students’ childhood trauma may improve classroom behavior and attendance rates — at least that’s the idea at the Los Angeles Unified School District’s wellness centers.
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March 21, 2018 | 0 comments
Juan was homeless and struggling with alcoholism before a team of health care providers at LAC+USC were finally able to put him on a new path. It's part of a new approach to treating the whole... more
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March 21, 2018 | 0 comments
Black infants in California and across the nation are dying at higher rates than infants of other races. Communities are responding to the disparity in different ways, with some forming groups to... more
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March 20, 2018 | 2 comments
Kathleen McGrory of the Tampa Bay Times on how she overcame tough obstacles to report on the rising trend of children being shot and killed in Florida.
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March 20, 2018 | 0 comments
Within California, there is an incredible variation in childhood adversity scores, from lows in San Francisco County to highs in Butte County.
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March 19, 2018 | 1 comments
Looking for story leads on the underlying factors driving health in your community? The 2018 County Health Rankings offer a wealth of datapoints on what influences a community’s health.
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March 19, 2018 | 1 comments
California is facing a gray tide. And the state’s fragile long-term care infrastructure is ill-prepared for the coming surge in demand. What can be done?
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March 18, 2018 | 0 comments

Pediatric neuropathologist Dr. Waney Squier has distilled decades of professional and personal experience into a potent and provocative TEDx talk, “I believed in Shaken Baby Syndrome until science... more

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March 16, 2018 | 0 comments
It’s hard to imagine a more urgent time than this one, when it comes to supporting great journalism on the health challenges facing Californians.

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