Why Dobbs Is Such a Potential Disaster for the Military
Post-Dobbs abortion access for military dependents is in question
Constitutional Amendments Needed to Protect Abortion From Right-Wing Judges
Although the California Supreme Court has declared that the state constitution’s right to privacy protects abortion, that safeguard remains ephemeral.
Interpreter Bill Would Help Save Lives Lost in Translation
Gary Cohn: Day after day, non-English speaking patients are seeing doctors and nurses throughout California without the aid of medical interpreters, sometimes with tragic results
Some Deaths Matter More than Others - Covid vs 9/11
Why do some deaths matter so much more than others? More than one million people have died from Covid-19 in this country.
As New Covid Boosters Advance, Better Outreach Is Needed to Save Lives
Many Americans have nonetheless accepted a faulty narrative that assumes that high-risk Americans are already safely vaccinated and boosted.
Putting Publicly Funded, Non-Profit, National Health Care on the Ballot
Is it possible that the people of these rural communities, under the stress of a broken health care system, can spark a movement to fix health care for the nation?
What's Wrong with Kaiser’s Approach to Mental Health Therapy
Mental health clinicians employed at Kaiser are crucial to our well-being. The quality and quantity of mental health therapy should prioritize the patient's needs.
Is Los Angeles County’s Department of Public Health Accountable to Anyone?
the department treats community institutions as supplicants and uses the club of its funding to keep them in line.
Would America's For-Profit Healthcare System Would Just as Soon Kill You as Look at You?
To this system, it doesn't matter whether a person lives or dies as long as it gets paid. That's why our healthcare costs are so high, even though our life expectancy is so low.
Mental Health Patients Languish Under Kaiser Permanente's Stranglehold
It wasn’t the pay that drove Ken Harlander to private practice. He says he left because Kaiser overbooked him and prevented him from doing his job effectively.