When women of color are involved in medical studies, it gives us opportunities for advanced health care initiatives and makes us a part of the research conversation. Without the inclusion of communities of color in research, breast cancer will continue to be the number-one killer of Hispanic women and the number-two killer of African American women.
Nearly 1.2 million California children live in low-income neighborhoods, a number that has decreased in the decade since the Great Recession, but remains troubling, researchers said in a new report.
Why some premature infants thrive and others struggle is a medical mystery that San Diego Pulmonologist Julie Ryu is determined to crack.
Twenty percent of all school-aged children in this country have vision problems, and low-income children and children of color are disproportionately likely to have unmet vision care needs.
Now is the time for California to finish the job of improving our health care system by ensuring communities have the opportunity to be healthy.
An estimated 20 percent of the state’s 2.1 million community college students have experienced homelessness or don’t have a stable place to live. A new bill aims to help these students by ensuring they have a secure place to stay in their cars at night.