As Congress continues to debate repealing the Affordable Care Act, California advocates are speaking up about what the legislative action could mean for the state’s children.
Author: Hannah Guzik
If Trump tries to follow through on his many threats—like deporting up to 3 million immigrants, building a massive border wall, scrapping environmental regulation, repealing the Affordable Care Act or rolling back civil rights—the Golden State is ready to resist.
The largely Latino, immigrant and working-class community of Oxnard is fighting a proposal to build a fourth power plant in the city.
Vitamin D may help women fight breast cancer, new research suggests. Women who had higher vitamin D levels when they were diagnosed with breast cancer fared significantly better than those with lower levels, according to the study, published online Nov. 10 in the peer-reviewed journal JAMA Oncology.
More than half of Californians with developmental disabilities are excluded from state programs that provide extra services, such as mobility training, day care and vehicle modifications, a new report has found.
Latino and African American children in California are about twice as a likely to be struggling with reading in third grade than their white counterparts. And by the time these children of color reach high school, they are less likely to graduate on time.
Infections during infancy — not antibiotic use — may lead to childhood obesity, a new study reports.
The vast majority of children in California now have health insurance, a result of state reforms that have expanded coverage, according to a new report.
One in five California adults with children living in their homes said they were physically abused as a child, and one in 10 were sexually abused, according to data released this week.
Although enrollment in California’s low-income health plan has surged in the last three years, fewer physicians are accepting these Medi-Cal patients, according to a new report.