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New RX for Kids: Get Outside and Move

New RX for Kids: Get Outside and Move

 

 

 

 

 

 

By Lisa Renner

It’s not often that 7-year-old Joseph gets to play in the water, but the wheelchair-bound boy had a great time doing just that on a trip to Crab Cove at Crown Memorial State Beach in Alameda.

“I got to go swimming!” he said excitedly about the experience.

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New RX for Kids: Get Outside and Move

New RX for Kids: Get Outside and Move

 

 

 

 

 

 

By Lisa Renner

It’s not often that 7-year-old Joseph gets to play in the water, but the wheelchair-bound boy had a great time doing just that on a trip to Crab Cove at Crown Memorial State Beach in Alameda.

“I got to go swimming!” he said excitedly about the experience.

The post New RX...

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New RX for Kids: Get Outside and Move

New RX for Kids: Get Outside and Move

 

 

 

 

 

 

By Lisa Renner

It’s not often that 7-year-old Joseph gets to play in the water, but the wheelchair-bound boy had a great time doing just that on a trip to Crab Cove at Crown Memorial State Beach in Alameda.

“I got to go swimming!” he said excitedly about the experience.

The post New RX...

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A First: Ethnic Results for Medicare

 

by Matt Perry

For the first time, the federal office that oversees Medicare has released quality data broken down by ethnic lines, revealing disparities in care by racial group.

Overall, care received by Asians and Pacific Islanders was about the same as that for Whites. Yet other ethnic groups did not fare as well.

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A First: Ethnic Results for Medicare

 

by Matt Perry

For the first time, the federal office that oversees Medicare has released quality data broken down by ethnic lines, revealing disparities in care by racial group.

Overall, care received by Asians and Pacific Islanders was about the same as that for Whites. Yet other ethnic groups did not fare as well.

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A First: Ethnic Results for Medicare

 

by Matt Perry

For the first time, the federal office that oversees Medicare has released quality data broken down by ethnic lines, revealing disparities in care by racial group.

Overall, care received by Asians and Pacific Islanders was about the same as that for Whites. Yet other ethnic groups did not fare as well.

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Mental Health Care Lacking for California Veterans

Apr 28, 2016

By Hannah Guzik

More than three quarters of male California veterans who needed mental health care between 2011 and 2013 didn’t get adequate treatment, a new study reports.

Researchers from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research also found that, contrary to popular belief, veterans didn’t report having more mental health problems than the general...

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Mental Health Care Lacking for California Veterans

Apr 28, 2016

By Hannah Guzik

More than three quarters of male California veterans who needed mental health care between 2011 and 2013 didn’t get adequate treatment, a new study reports.

Researchers from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research also found that, contrary to popular belief, veterans didn’t report having more mental health problems than the general...

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HealthyCal.org
Mental Health Care Lacking for California Veterans

Apr 28, 2016

By Hannah Guzik

More than three quarters of male California veterans who needed mental health care between 2011 and 2013 didn’t get adequate treatment, a new study reports.

Researchers from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research also found that, contrary to popular belief, veterans didn’t report having more mental health problems than the general...

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A Key to Health Equity in California is Diverse Physicians

Apr 26, 2016

 

By Dr. David M. Carlisle

In California and across the nation, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) brought historic increases in coverage to people that have long been left out of the health care system, namely communities of color. Nearly 2 million African Americans and 4.2 million Latinos gained health insurance.

With this expanded population able to get preventive care, they...

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