By Barbara Feder Ostrov, KHN News Covered California still faces major challenges in enrolling African-Americans and Latinos as the state’s health insurance exchange launches its third open enrollment period.
African Americans in the city of San Francisco are almost at twice the number of stroke-related deaths, compared to other races and ethnicities. Charles Burns, 56, almost found out about this the hard [...]
By Sarah Yang, UC Berkeley News Not long after Berkeley became the first city in the country to levy an excise tax on sugar-sweetened beverages, questions arose about whether the move would have its [...]
The Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust has released “The 2015 Kelly Report on Health Disparities in America,” an official Congressional analysis of the state of African American health in the U.S. that offers a blueprint [...]
San Quentin State Prison is taking emergency medical steps after six inmates have been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease, a severe and sometimes deadly form of pneumonia, while dozens more are under observation.