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What Happens When the Doctor Says ‘Hospice’ and You Understand ‘Poorhouse’?

PRI’s The World in Words - The Spanish-language pages of Medicare and the National Institutes of Health translate hospice as hospicio. To Los Angeles resident... Read more »

Mental Health Tips for Parents of Teens and Young Adults

If you are the parent of an older child or teen, you may not think about his or her day-to-day medical needs as often as you did during early childhood. But older... Read more »

California’s ‘Health For All’ Bill Moves Forward

(New America Media) – Irma Montoya, 53, had to wait for three years to get her hip replaced. Her severe pain finally triumphed over her fear of deportation and... Read more »

No Room for Autism Treatment in Self-Funded Health Plans

Eight years ago, Shannon Penrod and her husband were struggling to raise their 2-year-old son, Jem. The toddler threw frequent tantrums, bit and kicked people, lost... Read more »

Experts Warn Sleepless Seniors Overusing Store Drugs, But Can Find Help

Everyone faces an occasional restless night, but researchers have learned that 44 percent of adults age 55 and older experience difficulty falling asleep or staying... Read more »

Girls’ Mental Health Suffers When Romances Unfold Differently Than They Imagined

A new study reveals that for adolescent girls, having a romantic relationship play out differently than they imagined it would has negative implications for their... Read more »

Hispanic and Other Ethnic Adults Invisible In Clinical Trials

Less than 5 percent of the participants in federally funded clinical trials are non-white, and less than 2 percent of clinical cancer research studies focus on non-white... Read more »

Hispanic and Other Ethnic Adults Invisible In Clinical Trials

Less than 5 percent of the participants in federally funded clinical trials are non-white, and less than 2 percent of clinical cancer research studies focus on... Read more »

What’s Your Age Got To Do With It?

Have you ever woken feeling older than the day before and noticing a slow erosion of physical freedoms? But have you also had moments when you realized that it... Read more »

Number of Measles Cases On the Rise

State public health officials are worried a large increase in the number of measles cases statewide is due to people intentionally avoiding vaccination for the highly... Read more »

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