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A Plan To Cover Immigrants Would Divert Public Health Dollars

California Gov. Gavin Newsom desires the state to offer well being protection to low-income younger adults who’re within the nation illegally, however his plan would siphon public well being from a number of counties battling surging charges of sexually transmitted ailments and, in some circumstances, measles outbreaks. Public well being …

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The Long And Winding Road To Mental Health Care For Your Kid

A sequence of columns addressing the challenges customers face in California’s well being care panorama. Ship inquiries to bwolfson@kff.org. Use Our Content material This story may be republished free of charge (particulars). For a number of months final spring and summer time, my teen daughter, Caroline, skilled near-daily bouts of despair …

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Newsom: California Leads On Prescription Drugs

Samantha Younger   California commonly portrays itself as a nationwide trendsetter on political points, and Gov. Gavin Newsom is claiming that title on pharmaceuticals. Newsom has a plan to tackle the drug trade, and at an April 17 information convention in Southern California, he declared that two different governors already …

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Can California Beat The Federal Government In Lowering Drug Prices?

California Gov. Gavin Newsom says he’s accomplished ready for the federal authorities to curtail the rising value of prescribed drugs. Newsom has his personal plan to ease that monetary burden — one he hopes different states can be a part of or replicate. The Democratic governor mentioned he intends to …

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Newsom Comes Out Swinging On Day One For Single-Payer, Immigrant Coverage

Use Our Content material This story may be republished without spending a dime (particulars). SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Inside hours of assuming workplace Monday, Gov. Gavin Newsom issued a defiant problem to the Trump administration with sweeping plans to increase well being protection to extra Californians, pushing for a single-payer system …

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GOP Gubernatorial Candidate John Cox: Limit Government In Health Care

Use Our Content material This story might be republished at no cost (particulars). John Cox stood on a presidential debate stage and informed the viewers that he was glad abortion wasn’t authorized in 1955. If it had been, he mentioned, he wouldn’t have been born. “I wouldn’t be standing right …

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From Syria To Southern California: Refugees Seek Care For Wounds Of War

EL CAJON, Calif. — In his native Syria, Mahmoud spent months in captivity in a crowded room three flooring underground, by no means seeing the solar. Illness unfold rapidly among the many prisoners, he mentioned. Meals was scarce, usually spoiled. Mahmoud mentioned his captors, foot troopers of Syrian President Bashar …

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