In the U.S., where one of five children entering elementary school is overweight, a healthy diet is critical for preschool children, who are setting their eating patterns for the future.
By Jenny Gold. Kaiser Health News Tucked in remarks the president made Tuesday on the opioid epidemic was his announcement of a new task force on mental health parity — aimed at ensuring that [...]
By Emily Bazar, Kaiser Health News It wasn’t until a doctor ordered medical tests for Adriana Vitale that she discovered her Covered California coverage had disappeared. “I was shocked. I was crying. I [...]
By Erin N. Marcus , Kaiser Health News When Janoi Burgess was a child, he thought doctor appointments were fun. “I used to love it because they had a section where you could [...]
By Ned MacKay The welcome rains of March herald the start of a likely beautiful wildflower season in the regional parks and other open spaces. Unfortunately, the rains also signal the active season for [...]
By Sarah Yang, UC Berkeley News A new study led by researchers at UC Berkeley and Clinica de Salud del Valle de Salinas demonstrates how even a short break from certain kinds of makeup, [...]
By Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News For years, Sybil Ammons was the director of nursing at Stewart County’s only hospital. Now, she’s the county coroner. Since the hospital here closed three years ago, [...]
Courtesy of RT Seven families from Flint, Michigan filed a class-action lawsuit Monday against Governor Rick Snyder, as well as other city and state officials, over the crisis involving lead-poisoned water, claiming their children [...]
By Scott Maier, UCSF News Contrary to current clinical belief, regular caffeine consumption does not lead to extra heartbeats, which, while common, can lead in rare cases to heart- or stroke-related morbidity and mortality, [...]
African-Americans continue to suffer disproportionately high rates of hunger and poverty compared to other Americans, according to a new analysis released today by Bread for the World.