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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.
California's weak economy has voters cutting back on current expenses and largely unable to meet essential future ones, such as the cost of long-term care.
Data and research on what it really takes for seniors to make ends meet in each of California's 58 counties will be released today at the state Capitol in Sacramento.
Falling down is hazardous to a senior citizen's health, yet fewer than half of all seniors see a doctor after a fall.
Nearly 4 million adults in California reported being a victim of physical or sexual violence at the hands of a spouse, companion or other intimate partner.
LONG BEACH, Calif., April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California voters, regardless of their political party affiliation or income level, are worried about and feel unprepared for the costs of long-term care, according to a new poll from The SCAN Foundation and the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.
Costs are soaring even as state considers further cuts to care programs.
Less than two years after the HPV vaccine was approved as a routine vaccination for girls aged 11 and older, one-quarter of California adolescent girls have started the series of shots that protect against human papillomavirus, which is strongly linked to cervical cancer.
There may be a reason teenagers eat more burgers and fries than fruits and vegetables: their parents.