Several Oakland schools tested with high counts of lead–far above federal health standards.
Mass shootings have become an epidemic in the United States. In response to the recent shooting in Texas, Trump said he thinks that “mental health is the problem here.” He specifically said “this isn’t a guns situation.”
In my family’s minds, muscles are a kind of insurance policy against the dangers black men face.
We have statistics challenging us to leave our area and find a better one, but as the saying goes: there’s no place like home.
Here’s what I hear from everyone in my family: “Why you so skinny?” “Boy you thiiin!” “Get some meat on your bones.” Okay, I know I’m skinny. But bringing it up at every family gathering doesn’t change anything.
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.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. We asked young people across California to share their own experiences with mental health issues.
I use my phone to find directions, figure out where to eat, or call a car. So why can’t I use my iPhone when I’m feeling down too?
Young people are often thought of as the healthy ones, but healthcare matters to us too. Obviously!