Health

  • Supervisor Cortese Calls for a Gun Violence and Mental Health Summit

    Office of Supervisor Dave Cortese In the wake of the recent Florida school shooting, Supervisor Dave Cortese will ask the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, February 27, to reaffirm the County’s efforts to prevent gun-related deaths and mass shootings and formally endorse the March for Our Lives school safety...
  • Por qué—y cómo—cuidarse los riñones, todos los días

    NAPSM—Muchas personas no lo saben, pero si sus riñones dejan de funcionar, usted tampoco funcionará. Los riñones son esenciales para la vida como los son otros órganos vitales como el corazón. Un riñón saludable implica un corazón saludable, por lo que cuando usted cuida sus riñones también se está...
  • Health Care Group Slams Trump’s “Skinny” Insurance Plans

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Activist groups say President Donald Trump’s proposal to allow cheaper, low-benefit health care plans is just another attempt to upend the Affordable Care Act – and they predict it will drive overall prices further up, not down. On Tuesday the administration...
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DACA: Protecting Kids’ Mental Health

    Child Trends For 29-year-old Monique, time with her 2-year-old Talina is precious. Monique lives every day with a nagging fear that her family will someday be torn apart. Monique explains, “I’m actually scared. If I get deported, what would happen with her?” Monique was about Talina’s age when her...
  • Cómo mantenerse saludable en familia

    Leticia Irigoyen Familias, corran, salten la cuerda, monten bicicleta, jueguen futbol y coman saludablemente que enero es el Mes Nacional para Mantenerse en Forma en Familia. Tras las festividades de fin de año donde los grandes protagonistas fueron los tradicionales platillos y bebidas, llegan los propósitos de año nuevo...
  • Native American Health Inequities Often Fly Under the Radar

    Eric Tegethoff Public News Service MISSOULA, Mont. – It was when Annie Belcourt was having her own children that she realized some of the insidious ways health disparities for Native Americans reveal themselves. Belcourt, a psychologist and University of Montana professor who grew up on a Blackfeet Reservation, now...
  • ¿Tiene preguntas sobre la salud de su mascota?

    ¿Tiene preguntas sobre los alimentos, los medicamentos u otras cuestiones relacionadas con su mascota? El Centro de Medicina Veterinaria (CVM) de la Administración de Alimentos y Medicamentos (FDA) podría responderlas. La FDA tiene reglamentos para los medicamentos, los alimentos (incluyendo los alimentos para mascotas) y los dispositivos médicos para...
  • State Awards Innovative Grant to Tackle Food Waste and Hunger in Santa Clara County

    Silicon Valley Food Rescue to Close Gap On 125 Million Needed Meals   SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF.— The County of Santa Clara is announced last Thursday January 25th that Joint Venture Silicon Valley (a local organization funded by the County of Santa Clara to find solutions to waste and hunger in...
  • Report: Two-Thirds of CA Children Born to Low-Income Families

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Almost two-thirds of babies in the Golden State are born to low-income families, according to a new report, which makes them less likely to have access to high-quality education and health care. The nonprofit group Children Now just released its 2018 California...