Experts describe the winter surge as a “perfect storm” driven in part by poor planning, staffing woes and a tardy governmental response.
How could only 29% of Black Californians be willing to take a vaccine that might save them?
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Mark Kreidler speaks with Dr. Coley King, director of homeless health care at Venice Family Clinic.
Trump claims to have cut prescription drug prices, but the proof is at the pharmacy counter.
Trump’s legal assault on Obamacare could mobilize large numbers of Latino voters against him in Florida and Texas.
The president and members of Congress are spared the search for affordable health care.
What is the president’s obligation to those sickened or killed by a virus he could have done far more to tame?
Employees call for leadership change as inspector general prepares to release first report.
Battleground states, including Florida, Arizona, North Carolina and Ohio, saw dramatic increases in the number of uninsured.
Pre-exposure prophylaxis can save lives, but patients seeking the medications face numerous obstacles.
Social and bureaucratic hurdles have caused unnecessary delays in obtaining what can be a lifesaving antiretroviral medication.
In the midst of a pandemic, some insurance companies’ profits may be even higher than had been predicted before the coronavirus hit.
More than a third of Americans are showing signs of clinical anxiety or depression, a 300 percent increase over last year.
What is the connection between a lack of commitment to collective well-being and social disaster in a time of crisis?
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Test your knowledge about inequities in America’s health care system.
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Undocumented immigrants fear that seeking medical care will get them kicked out of the country. One woman’s story shows the impact can prove deadly.
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Diseases don’t respect borders, nor do they care about passports, citizenship or residency.
How can the new administration best help California’s neediest residents?