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COVID-19 worsens health disparities on reservations

Rx REPORT By Marie Lemelle Contributing Writer Katherine GeeBah Footracer is a Navajo Indian and a physician assistant certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician...

County to use schools for coronavirus vaccinations

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — As the possibility of a vaccine for COVID-19 takes shape, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Nov....

Virtual appointments provide access to health care

RX Report By Marie Y. Lemelle Contributing Writer Don’t be surprised when your medical provider prefers to manage your routine appointment or fill prescriptions using a video...

Coronavirus surge could bring more restrictions

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — After two straight days of coronavirus case numbers exceeding 3,000, county health officials are weighing possible new restrictions —...

Covered California kicks off enrollment drive

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti joined state health officials Nov. 9 to kick off the Covered California health insurance open enrollment...

COVID-19 and post-traumatic stress disorder

Rx REPORT By Marie Y. Lemelle Contributing Writer Post-traumatic stress disorder is a growing mental health problem. In the U.S., more than 7 million people over 18...

County steps up outreach efforts to slow COVID-19 surge

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County's public health director says the county is vastly expanding its community outreach efforts to educate residents...

As numbers rise, official warns against private gatherings

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Again citing mounting evidence of residents ignoring health orders to gather in public places or hold private get-togethers, Los...

Researcher battles lupus and the impact of COVID-19

Rx REPORT By Marie Y. Lemelle Contributing Writer The coronavirus is unrelenting when it comes to people with underlying health issues. For people who have an autoimmune...

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