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2014-02-25 16:29:22

Belk Brings More Than 25 Years' Experience in Strategic Philanthropy, Corporate Social Responsibility and Civic Engagement WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Judy Belk will lead The California Wellness Foundation as its next president and CEO, effective April 7, 2014, announced Barbara C. Staggers, M.D., M.P.H., chair of the Foundation's Board of Directors. Belk is currently senior vice president of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, a position she has held since...

Medical Debt In California On The Rise
2012-02-07 07:20:58

Hard hit by one of the worst recessions in nearly a century, hundreds of thousands of Californians lost insurance coverage across the state as employers shed jobs and the health plans that came with those jobs, according to a new report from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. Among the most alarming trends resulting from the so-called Great Recession: a significant jump in California's already high rate of residents with medical debt. In 2009, 2.6 million non-elderly...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.