People with disabilities often face an uphill battle when it comes to the medical system. It’s been well documented that they’re taken less seriously and experience worse care and health outcomes than people without disabilities.
Children & Families
While children show different responses to early trauma, experts say that research shows that witnessing a parent's arrest or deportation leads to a complex series of problems.
Not only is the air quality decreasing, but the number of extreme heat events is on the rise. What will this mean for the health of nearby communities?
Rebecca Lindstrom's reporting on gaps in Georgia's mental and behavioral health care system prompted major reforms. Her participation in the 2020 Data Fellowship was critical in helping her tell these stories.
Finding people to actually talk about their experiences is tough. For many people, eviction is shrouded in shame.
This webinar explores the psychological, financial and practical needs of families shattered by drug use, the long-term implications for a generation buffeted by grief and trauma.
Also, California drops plan to require COVID vaccines in schools, and Chinese study claims no new variants detected from outbreak there.
Los Angeles County had an ambitious plan, but it’s still struggling to shrink the Black infant death rate
Health experts point to the crippling influence of institutionalized racism as a looming roadblock to these efforts.
Even worse, the investigation revealed children had been tasked with cleaning up the toxic mess at one range.