More Californians than ever before have health insurance, but coverage isn’t care, and the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has magnified the deep racial, ethnic and cultural disparities in accessing quality health care in California. <
By McKenzie Jackson/California Black Media As far as Ronail “Stretch” Shelton knows, his health is great. Strong, athletic and fit, the Los Angeles-based personal trainer is one of hundreds of thousands of Californians of [...]
By Scott Maier, UCSF News Male registered nurses (RNs) make more than $5,000 per year than their female counterparts across most settings, specialty areas and positions, according to a UCSF-led study, and this earnings gap [...]
Congressmembers Barbara Lee, Eric Swalwell and Mike Honda will host a free education and enrollment event workshop Saturday, Feb. 7, to help small business owners and employees understand the Affordable Care Act and learn about [...]
Coping with terminal illness can be very difficult – for the patient as well as his or her loved ones. That’s why I want to pass along some information about Medicare’s coverage of hospice care. [...]
It’s a shocking fact: nine of the 10 states with the highest AIDS fatalities are now in the South. In North Carolina, with the eighth highest percentage of Blacks in the nation, 22 percent of [...]
African Americans make up a disproportionate number of the estimated Americans without access to a healthcare and will experience the most problems when trying to get treatment at a hospital or clinic.
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), more nearly 365,000 Americans have enrolled in health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) offered states federal funds to [...]
Making ends meet should not mean going without medications. For people who have limited income and resources, Medicare’s “Extra Help” program sets it up so this year they might pay no more than $2.60 for [...]
Proposition D in San Francisco is a first in the nation ballot measure that gives voters a chance to weigh in on the rising cost of prescription medications in the United States.