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The Homeless Are Dying In Record Numbers On The Streets Of L.A.

A document variety of homeless folks — 918 final 12 months alone — are dying throughout Los Angeles County, on bus benches, hillsides, railroad tracks and sidewalks. Deaths have jumped 76% previously 5 years, outpacing the expansion of the homeless inhabitants, in response to a KHN evaluation of the coroner’s …

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California Hospitals See Massive Surge In Homeless Patients

Homeless sufferers made about 100,000 visits to California hospitals in 2017, marking a 28% rise from two years earlier, in line with the latest state discharge information. Greater than a 3rd of these visits concerned a prognosis of psychological sickness, in line with the Workplace of Statewide Well being Planning …

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Measure To Cap Dialysis Profits Pummeled After Record Spending By Industry

Document-breaking spending by the dialysis trade helped doom a controversial California poll measure to cap its income. The trade, led by DaVita and Fresenius Medical Care, spent almost $111 million to defeat Proposition eight, which voters trounced, 62 to 38 p.c, and appeared to approve in simply two of 58 …

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