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HealthyCal.org
Statewide Campaign to Reduce Unnecessary C-Sections

Statewide Campaign to Reduce Unnecessary C-Sections

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By Lynn Graebner

Women in California with low-risk deliveries having their first babies have between a 12 percent and 70 percent chance of delivering by cesarean section. But where they fall on that spectrum depends less on medical necessity than on where they deliver their baby.

“The big driver here is the huge variation...

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HealthyCal.org
Statewide Campaign to Reduce Unnecessary C-Sections

Statewide Campaign to Reduce Unnecessary C-Sections

Photo: Thinkstock.

By Lynn Graebner

Women in California with low-risk deliveries having their first babies have between a 12 percent and 70 percent chance of delivering by cesarean section. But where they fall on that spectrum depends less on medical necessity than on where they deliver their baby.

“The big driver here is the huge variation...

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HealthyCal.org
Nation’s First LGBT Adult Homeless Shelter Opens in San Francisco

May 30, 2016
Nation’s First LGBT Adult Homeless Shelter Opens in San Francisco

By Linda Childers

The National Coalition Against Homelessness says violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons in homeless shelters is all too common. They report that members of the LGBT community typically have a greater difficulty finding shelters that accept and respect them, and are at a heightened risk of violence, abuse, and exploitation...

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HealthyCal.org
Nation’s First LGBT Adult Homeless Shelter Opens in San Francisco

May 30, 2016
Nation’s First LGBT Adult Homeless Shelter Opens in San Francisco

By Linda Childers

The National Coalition Against Homelessness says violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons in homeless shelters is all too common. They report that members of the LGBT community typically have a greater difficulty finding shelters that accept and respect them, and are at a heightened risk of violence, abuse, and exploitation...

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HealthyCal.org
Nation’s First LGBT Adult Homeless Shelter Opens in San Francisco

May 30, 2016
Nation’s First LGBT Adult Homeless Shelter Opens in San Francisco

By Linda Childers

The National Coalition Against Homelessness says violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons in homeless shelters is all too common. They report that members of the LGBT community typically have a greater difficulty finding shelters that accept and respect them, and are at a heightened risk of violence, abuse, and exploitation...

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HealthyCal.org
Nation’s First LGBT Adult Homeless Shelter Opens in San Francisco

May 30, 2016
Nation’s First LGBT Adult Homeless Shelter Opens in San Francisco

By Linda Childers

The National Coalition Against Homelessness says violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons in homeless shelters is all too common. They report that members of the LGBT community typically have a greater difficulty finding shelters that accept and respect them, and are at a heightened risk of violence, abuse, and exploitation...

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HealthyCal.org
Doctors Unclear on California’s New Assisted Death Law, Report Finds

May 25, 2016

By Hannah Guzik

Californians who are terminally ill and have less than six months left to live will be able to ask their doctors to help them die beginning June 9, but many doctors in the state are confused about the new law, a new report finds.

Health organizations, doctors and families lack information about...

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HealthyCal.org
Doctors Unclear on California’s New Assisted Death Law, Report Finds

May 25, 2016

By Hannah Guzik

Californians who are terminally ill and have less than six months left to live will be able to ask their doctors to help them die beginning June 9, but many doctors in the state are confused about the new law, a new report finds.

Health organizations, doctors and families lack information about...

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HealthyCal.org
Doctors Unclear on California’s New Assisted Death Law, Report Finds

May 25, 2016

By Hannah Guzik

Californians who are terminally ill and have less than six months left to live will be able to ask their doctors to help them die beginning June 9, but many doctors in the state are confused about the new law, a new report finds.

Health organizations, doctors and families lack information about...

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HealthyCal.org
Doctors Unclear on California’s New Assisted Death Law, Report Finds

May 25, 2016

By Hannah Guzik

Californians who are terminally ill and have less than six months left to live will be able to ask their doctors to help them die beginning June 9, but many doctors in the state are confused about the new law, a new report finds.

Health organizations, doctors and families lack information about...

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