A bill sitting on Governor Gavin Newsom's desk would require all UCs and state universities to offer the abortion pill to students who want it. Gov.
Sep. 16from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
While poverty is a potent driver of poor health care there are other factors such as access, the health care system, patients, culture, and health care providers.
Sep. 15from Second Opinion
The FDA sent a letter this week to vaping giant Juul, saying it illegally marketed its products as safer than traditional cigarettes.
Sep. 12from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Vaping-related lung illness is responsible for at least 6 deaths nationwide. But cannabis industry leaders say their products are not to blame.
Sep. 12from KCRW Features
If you read the LA Times, a recent op-ed headline may have gotten your attention: “ Hi, I’m David. I’m a drug addict.
Sep. 10from Greater LA
When LA Times business columnist David Lazarus turned to antidepressants, he had been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes and struggled with sleep. The pills helped.
In Tanzania poverty can have a devastating effect on health – particularly for women and children. But, its not just Africa that has this problem….
Sep. 8from Second Opinion
The California Senate on Wednesday passed a bill to reduce vaccine exemptions. The bill is now on Governor Gavin Newsom’s desk, but its fate is up in the air.
Sep. 5from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
State lawmakers are expected to pass a bill requiring campus health centers to provide pills used for medication abortions. If the measure becomes law, it will be the first of its kind in the U.S.
Sep. 5from NPR
More than 200 people are sick, and one person has died from a mysterious lung illness tied to vaping.
Sep. 3from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
It is time to improve communication to assure that patient’s end of life wishes are respected.
Sep. 1from Second Opinion
We know that deep breathing can help when you’re stressed. Now some deep breathing evangelizers say it can cure a lot more: chronic back pain, depression, and even acne.
Aug. 29from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Anti-vaccination sentiment has popped up on Pinterest, better known for recipes, wedding planning, and mood boards than for contentious political battles.
Now Pinterest is…
Oklahoma Judge Thad Balkman ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay the state $572 million for playing down the risks of opioids and overselling the benefits.
Aug. 27from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
At the Video Music Awards in Newark, New Jersey on Monday, five protestors who were demanding clean water got arrested.
Conflicts of interests impact most medical specialties, most hospitals, and many product manufactures – the conflicts all impact our health.
Aug. 25from Second Opinion
The birth of a child is a beautiful, messy, painful, confusing, exhilarating and life-changing experience. It's also a private one.
Aug. 21from Greater LA
Preliminary studies suggest that for at least some people high stress jobs can cause harm to DNA.
Aug. 18from Second Opinion
When Beyond Meat first hit the market in 2014, few thought it would be a success. But Del Taco sold more than 2 million Beyond Meat tacos in two months.
Aug. 15from Press Play with Madeleine Brand