Results tagged “California Healthline”

Fractured Skulls, Lost Eyes: Police Often Break Their Own Rules Using 'Rubber Bullets'

At least 60 protesters have sustained serious head injuries, including a broken jaw, traumatic brain injuries and blindness, according to an investigation from Kaiser Health News and USA Today.

'Why Do We Always Get Hit First?' Proposed Budget Cuts Target Vulnerable Californians

Safety-net health care programs that keep low-income Californians out of nursing homes are on the chopping block as Gov. Gavin Newsom and state lawmakers attempt to plug a massive budget deficit caused by the COVID-19 emergency.

COVID-Plagued California Nursing Homes Often Had Problems In Past

Nursing homes with COVID-19 infections tend to violate health rules more often and have more complaints and fines, records show. But infections also plague highly rated facilities -- while sparing some low-ranked ones.

Do-It-Yourself Cheek Swab Tested As Next Best Thing To Detect Coronavirus

Los Angeles County is providing thousands of coronavirus self-testing kits to its citizens, but public health officials are leery of the shortage of data on whether this easier method ― in which an individual swabs his or her own cheek ― is as reliable as a less comfortable but well-established technique.