Bill Would Require California State Prisons to Distribute Condoms

Bill Would Require California State Prisons to Distribute Condoms

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Dec 01, 2015

Assemblymember Rob Bonta, D-Oakland, calls his bill a "sound preventative public health policy.”


Slowing Down Your Diabetes


New America Media, Commentary, Todd G. Prewitt, M.D., FAAFP, Posted: Nov 28, 2015

After a diagnosis of diabetes, people have a variety of reactions. Some want to give up, some get very active in their health and others just go along for the ride.


Aging Trans People Locked Out of U.S. Health Care System


Newsweek/New America Media, News Feature, Liana Aghajanian , Posted: Nov 09, 2015

Besides Caitlyn Jenner, thousands of transgender elders like Michelle Evans still cope with stigma and discrimination of the health care system.

El Nino is Coming, Are Californians Ready?


New America Media, News Report, Posted: Nov 03, 2015

For PG&E in particular that means outages, broken poles, down power lines and ruptured natural gas lines, which could lead to disasters.


Health Disparities Continue for California’s Latinos and African Americans


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Nov 03, 2015

African-American adults have the highest rates of high blood pressure, obesity and smoking.


EPA Slow to Halt Use of Deadly Pesticide


New America Media, News Feature, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Nov 02, 2015

A pesticide known as DDT's cousin is still being used in the United States, despite evidence of its toxic effects.


Using Cosplay to Get Through Anxiety


New America Media, News Feature, Stacey Arevalo, Posted: Oct 28, 2015

Her heart rate starts rising. Her hands begin to sweat and shake. She paces back and forth. She found relief through cosplay.


Californians Want E-Cigarettes Regulated


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Oct 27, 2015

A large majority of Californias registered voters believe that electronic cigarettes lead to nicotine addiction among young people and need to be regulated, according to a new study by The Field Poll.


I Was Told to “Man Up”: Learning How to Talk About Depression


New America Media, First Person, Jerell Johnson as told to Kitty Rodriguez, Posted: Oct 27, 2015

Joining the military after graduating from high school seemed like the best and quickest way to leave the stress of my environment.

World Health Organization Warns Processed, Red Meats Can Cause Cancer


Washington Weekly, News Report, Posted: Oct 26, 2015

The World Health Organization issued a statement early Monday warning that based on evidence from hundreds of studies, eating processed meat such as bacon, sausage, hot dogs and ham -- which is salted, cured or smoked to enhance or preserve flavor -- can cause cancer.

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