Author: Callie Shanafelt

California Health Report TV – Episode 8

California Health Report TV – Episode 8 from California Health Report on Vimeo. In this episode we bring you stories from throughout San Joaquin Valley about people improving their lives and the conditions of their communities. First we go to the Central Valley where public health workers tackle high asthma rates. Then we take to you Sacramento where bike advocates try to make the city

California Health Report TV – Episode 7

In this episode we bring you stories from throughout San Joaquin Valley about people improving their lives and the conditions of their communities. First we go to Stockton where one program is working to improve the rate of breastfeeding in San Joaquin County – currently one of the lowest in the state. We will stay in Stockton where we’ll meet midwives who are struggling to

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Parenting Programs Turn to Fathers

Chris Gibson spends his days visiting new fathers and their tiny babies. He’s a fathering coach and offers help that’s increasing in demand — teaching dads in low income neighborhoods about the ins and outs of infants.

California Health Report TV – Episode 5

The California Health Report TV – Episode 5 from California Health Report on Vimeo. Hosted by Editor-in-Chief, Daniel Weintraub, California Health Report TV brings you stories from around the state about people improving their lives and the conditions of their communities. First we go to Life Long Medical Care in Berkeley, where we met Ana Maria Negrete five weeks from the due date of her

California Health Report TV – Episode 4

In this episode we bring you stories from around the state about people improving their lives – and the conditions of their communities. First we go to Sunnyside Organic Seedlings in Richmond where we met Pilar Reber who went from a pesticide applicator twenty years ago to the owner of a certified organic farm. Reber is now partnering with local non-profits to teach youth about

California Health Report TV – Episode 3

California Health Report TV – Episode 3 from California Health Report on Vimeo. For this episode we gathered inspirational personal stories with broader community implications from around the state. First we go to Concord, where Alex Chavez had gained so much weight that he felt helpless to do anything to improve his health. Then he learned about Cooking Matters– a cooking class that makes a

California Health Report TV – Episode 2

California Health Report TV – Episode 2 from California Health Report on Vimeo. In this episode we travel from Oakland to Lake County to Los Angeles looking for stories of people who are improving their own health and the health of their communities. First we journey to East Oakland where a unique childcare program called Room to Bloom helps both parents and their children. Then

Community Clinics Under Pressure to Keep Patients

LifeLong Medical Care, like many community clinics, has been through the spin cycle of the sign-up for the Affordable Care Act. And now, also like clinics across the state, they have to compete for those newly insured and paying patients they helped to enroll.

Virtual Dentistry Could Bring Better Care to Underserved

Doctor Paul Glassman has spent his 40-year dentistry career looking for ways to make going to the dentist more affordable and accessible.  As technology has evolved, so have his strategies. Glassman and his team at the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry think they’ve found a way to serve millions more clients through virtual dentistry. The only problem is that current laws don’t allow it.

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