Chanee Houston has decided to take her chances. As the open enrollment period for health insurance under Covered California closed this month, the 26-year-old remained uninsured.
Author: Pamela K. Johnson
When Misao Okawa recently blew out her 116th candle, she also nabbed the bragging rights as the oldest person in the world. She, like the previous world’s oldest person, who died last year at 116, is of Japanese descent.
At Kendall Hollinger’s school, the classroom and cafeteria are adjacent, and there are no students slamming locker doors and yelling “Wait up!” to a group of friends. That’s because the 17-year-old has been home-hospital schooled since kindergarten, owing to severe and potentially deadly allergies.
With an aging, active population, demands for knee-replacement surgery are projected to climb to 4 million a year by 2030.
A 2003 photo of Reyana Abrahams-Ewing competing in a marathon a few months into her third pregnancy offers a telling snapshot of her life: She’s a mother, veteran of 16 marathons and a professional nurturer of pre-term babies.
High blood pressure and a heart attack set the stage for Owens’ kidney failure. Now he wants to use his second chance at life to get kids moving.
How a public health advocate lured the sedentary into exercise.