By Yasmin Anwar, UC Berkeley News Poor sleep, more common in old age, is linked to the protein implicated in Alzheimer’s disease. Sleep may be a missing piece in the Alzheimer’s disease puzzle.
Fresh fruits and vegetables just became more affordable to low-income families on food stamps, and small farmers just got a much-needed boost, thanks to the USDA’s new Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive (FINI) grants.
By McKenzie Jackson/ California Black Media Los Angeles County resident Diyon Clark is relieved to learn that his Medi-Cal renewal will be automatic this year. In 2014, he remembers his re-certification process being [...]
By Thomas Levy, UC Berkeley Newes Gender stereotyping in which men are more strongly associated with science than women has been found in some unlikely countries, with the Netherlands leading the list and the [...]
By Paul Rockwell “My return to farming was a kind of homecoming,” writes Will Allen in his riveting autobiography, “The Good Food Revolution”. His parents were sharecroppers who fled North in the Great [...]
Published in The Huffington Post By Heidi Boghosian, New York City Attorney, and Johanna Fernandez, professor of History at Baruch College (CUNY) What does it mean for hundreds of thousands of prisoners in [...]
Rectal cancer is on the rise for people living with HIV. People with HIV are at 80 times more risk of developing anal cancer than people without HIV.
By Scott Maier, UCSF News In San Francisco, nearly 40 percent of children have experienced tooth decay by the time they reach kindergarten, and low-income kindergartners are eight times more likely to have untreated [...]
By Aminah Cherry, MD According to various reports, depression affects 1 in 10 people throughout the United States. This condition, and other diseases affecting mental health affect women and low-income individuals at a higher rate [...]
In an effort to engage the community in a conversation around Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and its affects on children living in impoverished circumstances, the film “Wounded Places: Confronting Childhood PTSD in America’s Shell-Shocked [...]