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April 08, 2019 | 1 comments
It can be very difficult to find long-term care in California, and it’s even harder for families without a nest egg to pay for it. That spells trouble, because California is getting older.
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April 05, 2019 | 0 comments
One of the most common arguments against single-payer health systems is that they lead to the rationing of care. Such arguments overlook the rationing baked into the current U.S. system.
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April 05, 2019 | 0 comments
A new reporting project will "examine the health risks to the public that can occur when society and local governments neglect or underfund initiatives to alleviate conditions where homeless... more
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April 05, 2019 | 3 comments is seeking an e-Health Editor to lead their e-health content strategy and execution.
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April 04, 2019 | 0 comments
State and federal nutritional guidelines exist for public schools, but who's regulating after school programs and child care centers?
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April 03, 2019 | 0 comments
Why does one of the wealthiest countries in the world make its most vulnerable citizens choose between food or shelter?
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April 02, 2019 | 0 comments
A look at how the country’s two biggest states have insured their kids helps explain why nearly 4 million American children remain without health coverage.
April 01, 2019 By Susan Steimle
"If you have a loved one struggling with addiction and you’re looking for a safe place to send them for recovery in California, good luck."
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March 29, 2019 | 0 comments
It seems intuitive that people who have less money or fewer social privileges can’t recover from major fires as easily. But most people aren’t aware of the extent and nature of the damages.
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March 29, 2019 | 0 comments
Popular consumer site, Refinery29, is looking for a Beauty & Wellness Writer to discover how these categories directly relate to pop culture, politics, and the world around us.
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March 28, 2019 | 0 comments
There are substantial differences in life expectancy across the valley. A reporter seeks new answers to explain the gaps.
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March 27, 2019 | 0 comments
Public health officials and medical professionals now recognize violence and other major factors — education, employment status, income, experience with discrimination — as key factors for women’s... more
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March 27, 2019 | 0 comments
How do you make critically important — but potentially boring — stories resonate with your audience? KPCC's content chief Kristen Muller shares her station's approach.
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March 26, 2019 | 2 comments
Along with books and backpacks, the teens who walk through the hallways of Washington Preparatory High School in South Los Angeles also carry secrets and fear.
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March 26, 2019 | 0 comments
In Orange County, older adults die of Alzheimer’s disease at a higher rate than their peers in most of the country — it’s the third leading cause of death for the group, compared to the sixth... more



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