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Even when sick, immigrant workers often feel like they have no choice but to show up at the job —... more »
posted 10/12/20
After coming out as gay or transgender, many young people are cut off from friends during the... more »
posted 09/28/20
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posted 08/18/20

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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