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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 »

County Calls On Gay Men to Get Immunized

Eight people in Los Angeles County have been diagnosed with invasive meningococcal disease this year, health officials announced today as they issued a call for... Read more »

Student-Run Farmers Market Promotes Healthy Lifestyle

Cesar Chavez Elementary School Green Thumb Club students team up to sell cilantro and other greens to a fellow student.(Montebello Unified School District) Students... Read more »

Family Meals Do More Than Put Food on the Table

Make mealtime a family time. If you can get together for meals even a few times a week, family meals mean healthier eating – and more. For National Nutrition Month®,... Read more »

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