Author: Natalie Jones

Nurses Becoming a Rarity in California Public Schools

Each school day, about a fifth of the children in California schools attend class without a nurse in the building.If emergency medication needs to be administered — an epinephrine shot for allergies, for example, or other kinds of medication injections — there may or may not be someone qualified or trained to provide the treatment.

Future Uncertain for California’s Uninsured Kids

The Camacho family has six children, none of whom have health insurance. The Sacramento residents emigrated from Mexico about 13 years ago, staying without legal papers. They are among the estimated 2.6 million undocumented California residents who will largely be left out of health-care reform.

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