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26 March 2019
Alameda, California, United States
Across the United States, overwhelmed emergency rooms constantly struggle to accommodate those that are having psychiatric health issues due to methods of necessary prioritization. To combat this issue, a handful of h...
21 August 2017
California, United States
Home visit programs, where family support workers meet with expecting and new parents, are at risk of not getting funding. Advocates stress the importance of these programs for improving parenting skills, providing a ...
9 August 2017
Davis, California, United States
There is a racial disparity in science, the black population is extremely underrepresented and due to historically terrible treatment of black individuals by science they are very reluctant to engage in research. The...
19 March 2017
San Diego, California, United States
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End of life planning is a thorny issue, but a pre-hospice program in San Diego is working to address the tough conversations and place seniors in care for their final years. They found that by bringing care to patient...
10 May 2015
Newport Beach, California, United States
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, under pressure from the insurance network to lower maternity costs, used a number of tools to lower the rate of cesarean sections done. The changes not only helped drastically redu...
16 March 2015
San Francisco, California, United States
The Patient Support Corps at UC San Francisco Medical Center pairs interns with patients to provide support during visits. The program, which now acts as a model for other hospitals, encourages patients to speak up an...
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