Healthcare Systems & Policy
The lack of official, published data on the topic wasn’t just a barrier to my investigation — it was also part of the actual story.
My father was one of the many immigrants in the U.S. who despised going to doctors’ appointments, avoiding them until his diabetes landed him in the hospital.
Pandemic lessons may improve long-term health equity.
It’s been nearly three decades since California pioneered the therapeutic use of cannabis, but patients still face a confusing patchwork of rules.
"In speaking with inmates directly, my reporting shows that the quality of life for incarcerated folks in California has diminished significantly since COVID."
The residents of Madera County in California’s San Joaquin Valley are grappling with a new reality.
California counties must offer a minimum of very low-cost health services to uninsured, low-income residents who do not qualify for subsidized health insurance and cannot pay for private insurance.
Also, looking back and forward after three pandemic years, and a new analysis points to animal origin for COVID.
As recently as August, Calif. health officials predicted the number of valley fever cases this year would go down. Now it’s shaping up to be one of the worst years on record.