California Assemblyman Rudy Salas' introduced a new package of four bills on Monday that aim to boost valley fever awareness and treatment.
Health Equity & Social Justice
Advocates for valley fever research give California Assemblyman Rudy Salas an “A” for effort for the "most robust" legislative effort to address the disease in state history.
Just 48 people have signed up across California and Arizona for a new clinical trial of Fluconazole, an antifungal drug used to treat valley fever. That's far fewer than officials had expected.
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.
Thousands of Californians have turned to health care cost-sharing ministries to meet their medical needs, but experts warn they are not a replacement for comprehensive insurance
With the extension to enroll in the Covered California state plan about to be over, some consumers have mixed feelings about the affordability of health insurance, even with the new state subsidies available.
Many jornaleros at a day labor center in downtown Los Angeles have barely seen any work for the last two weeks due to COVID-19.
A California couple said they were saddled with thousands of dollars in medical expenses when Aliera Healthcare Inc. misled them into purchasing what one attorney described as “fake insurance plans.”