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Experts explain how bias in medical care leads to illness, death, and wide health disparities. more »
posted 04/15/21
Sociologist Manuel Pastor on why it would be a huge mistake to go “back to the way we were before... more »
posted 04/14/21
Educators in low-income communities embraced meditation as a way to help students manage stress... more »
posted 12/09/20

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The tide of ER visits rose in Southern California after Obamacare became law, growing about 27 percent from 2010 to 2016.
One solution to allay the high numbers may be a pilot project the Los Angeles County Fire Department is trying out: a “health care on wheels.”
A Los Angeles County Fire Department pilot project is testing out a a mobile integrated health care unit. The goal is to see if a “healthcare on wheels” model can help alleviate crowded emergency departments