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California launches campaign to tackle Alzheimer’s disease

Overview: California has identified Alzheimer’s disease as the third leading cause of death in the state, with an estimated 720,000 people living with the...

San Bernardino County’s street medicine team aids unhoused

Overview: Kristen Malaby, a Fontana native, was injured in a warehouse in 2017 and found empowerment in organizing nature trash cleanups across the region....

Preparing for end-of-life planning amid cognitive decline

Overview: End-of-life planning is an important conversation to have with loved ones, especially those who may be experiencing cognitive decline and brain diseases that...

Briana Rice’s Journey to Recovery from Traumatic Brain Injury

Aryana Noroozi Briana Rice, 38, was driving home from work in December 2021 when she was rear-ended by a semi-truck. Her resulting injuries were a...

Triumphing over invisible disabilities after car accident

Breanna Reeves | Photos by Aryana Noroozi In December 2021, Briana Rice, 38, was on her way home from work when she was rear-ended by...

The challenges of post-prison mental health

Aryana NorooziAlthough Jorge Arturo Ruiz, 49, known as Arturo, showed signs of bipolar disorder throughout his life, he wasn’t diagnosed until he served a...

California expands mental health services for students

Breanna Reeves In an effort to expand student access to mental health services, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 483 which will improve the process...

Black individuals face disparities in lung cancer diagnosis and treatment

Marla A. Matime | Contributor Lung cancer is a pervasive and deadly disease that affects millions of people worldwide. It is the second most common...

Winter respiratory viruses expected to increase, CDC warns

Breanna Reeves With the holidays approaching and temperatures beginning to drop, health officials continue to monitor upticks in seasonal respiratory viruses. Similar to previous years, COVID-19,...

Syphilis cases in newborns rise tenfold in 10 years

Breanna Reeves Cases of syphilis in newborns in the U.S. continue to rise, according to a recent report issued by the U.S. Centers for Disease...

California Passes Bill Allowing 5 Days of Leave After Reproductive Loss

Trigger warning: This article discusses reproductive loss. Breanna Reeves | Starting Jan. 1, 2024, employees will be allowed to take up to five days off following...

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