In a historic move, Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services (has funded the design phase of an African American Wellness Hub in Alameda County. The organization’s steering committee is working to maximize recovery, resilience [...]
Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson is taking a strong stand against the building of a coal terminal in Oakland. “The health of our children, families, and greater community is very important to me,” said [...]
By Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News Stung by losses under the federal health law, major insurers are seeking to sharply limit how policies are sold to individuals in ways that consumer advocates say seem [...]
By Shefali Luthra , KHN News While the incidence of autism spectrum disorder has increased in recent years, what’s behind it remains relatively mysterious and even controversial. But a major study could shed new [...]
Registered nurses and Marin community members held a candlelight vigil at Marin General Hospital Wednesday to highlight growing concerns over unsafe staffing levels and reductions in the quality of patient care.
By Melinda Myers Add some homegrown flavor to your winter meals. From microgreens to tomatoes, it is possible to grow produce indoors. Microgreens are a quick and easy way to add some flavor [...]
By Casey Tolan, Fusion While the state government mobilizes a massive response to the water crisis in Flint, handing out bottled water and filters to residents affected by lead-contaminated tap water, undocumented residents here [...]
African American churches from around the state from joined forces with Covered California over MLK Jr. Day weekend to reach the African American community with a message that health insurance is now a right that [...]
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris, Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland), and Children Now have announced legislation aimed at improving the mental health of children who have experienced childhood trauma, including abuse, neglect, and community violence.
By Ben Allen For decades, if someone on Medicaid wanted to get treatment for drug or alcohol addiction, they almost always had to rely solely on money from state and local sources.