Breaking Barriers: Dr. Liz Barnert’s Pioneering Work in Pediatric Care and Youth Justice Policy


Dr. Liz Barnert, a pediatrician and associate professor of pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, has been recognized for her outstanding work in providing care to youth detained in the juvenile legal system. The Southern California Regional Chapter of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine honored her with the 2024 […]

Controversial Proposition 1: Expanding Mental Health Infrastructure in California at a High Cost


Proposition 1 is a controversial plan that aims to improve the mental health system in California. It has been strongly supported by top officials from both the state and Los Angeles, including Governor Newsom and Mayor Karen Bass. However, critics argue that the plan’s high price tag will only continue to grow over time. If […]

Finding Cures for Anxiety: Gavriela Beatrice Kalish-Schur’s Journey to the Regeneron Science Talent Search


In Washington, D.C., forty high school scientists from across the country are preparing to compete in the esteemed Regeneron Science Talent Search. This competition is renowned for being the oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors. One of the contestants, Gavriela Beatrice Kalish-Schur from Philadelphia, is focused on finding a […]

Breaking the Stigma: San Antonio Launches Third Annual Teen Mental Health Survey to Address Prevalent Issues in Youth


In San Antonio, city leaders and youth groups have announced the launch of the Third Annual Teen Mental Health Survey. The survey, organized by the City of San Antonio Department of Human Services’ San Antonio Youth Commission (SAYC) and the Metropolitan Health District’s Project Worth Teen Ambassadors, is open to residents between the ages of […]

North Texas Health Care Providers Indicted for Federal Drug Distribution and Money Laundering Charges


In North Texas, a group of health care providers is facing federal drug distribution charges, according to U.S. Attorney Damien M. Diggs. Dr. Kevin Shelton, along with eight other individuals, has been indicted by a grand jury on charges of conspiracy to possess controlled substances with the intent to distribute and conspiracy to commit money […]

Pasadena Senator Hosts Free Health Fair for Seniors on Anniversary of ACA


Congresswoman Judy Chu, D-Pasadena, will be hosting a free health fair on Friday, March 15, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Pasadena Senior Center. The event will feature various organizations such as Huntington Health, the Hear Center, Pacific Clinics, Pasadena Village, and others, offering health and hearing screenings, as well as information on […]

Colorado Bill Tackles Opioid Overdose Crisis through Data-Driven Harm Reduction Strategies


The House in Denver, CO has been actively working to reduce overdose deaths and improve public health through legislation. HB24-1037, sponsored by Representatives Chris deGruy Kennedy and Elisabeth Epps, is a bill that focuses on implementing harm reduction tactics to address the rising number of fatal overdoses in Colorado. The bill aims to stop the […]

Flash Sale Alert for Food Lovers in San Bernardino County: Save Big on Digital Access and Stay Informed About Restaurant Inspections


If you’re a food lover in San Bernardino County, make sure to take advantage of this flash sale for Standard Digital Access. For just $6, you can enjoy unlimited access to digital content for an entire year. And the best part? If you’re already a subscriber, simply log in to take advantage of this amazing […]

North Texas Health Care Providers Indicted for Federal Drug Distribution Violations; Fort Worth Police Officer Arrested for Family Violence Assault


A group of North Texas health care providers have been indicted for federal drug distribution violations, according to U.S. Attorney Damien M. Diggs. The charges allege that the defendants conspired to distribute controlled substances, such as hydrocodone, Adderall, and testosterone. The investigation also involves compounding pharmacy Texas Star Pharmacy, which sells custom-made medications tailored to […]

Congresswoman Judy Chu Hosts Health Fair at Pasadena Senior Center


On July 8, 2023, Congresswoman Judy Chu hosted a dedication ceremony for the Grace F. Napolitano Nature Education Center. The congresswoman also announced that she will be hosting a health fair at the Pasadena Senior Center on Friday, March 15, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Several organizations such as Huntington Health, Hear Center, and […]