How important is a word or two anyway? Turns out: very.
I want my peers to realize that what keeps health care affordable for people like me is for those with fewer medical needs to sign up for insurance.
About one in 12 Americans suffer from asthma, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For black youth, that rate doubles to one in six. Diamond Eugene is more than just a statistic. This is her story.
The FDA has approved a daily pill called Pre-Exposure Prophalaxis, or PrEP, which can reduce the risk of HIV infection by 86%. It’s the first and only treatment of its kind, but the Centers for Disease Control recommends caution when prescribing PrEP to adolescents. They’re waiting for final results from medical trials on young people being conducted in cities across the country.
Shortly after I emancipated from foster care, I lost my MediCal. For the past two years, I’ve paid my medical expenses out of pocket. But I didn’t actually need to.
While my friends are trying to decide between movies and a house party on Friday night, I’m weighing a completely different option in my head. Should I even risk going out?
For anyone looking for the Reader’s Digest version of the new law, Bill Sokol, a Bay Area benefits attorney, lays out what every Californian needs to know about the Affordable Care Act
Many people in South Kern, especially young people, have not heard of the Affordable Care Act.