Experiencing certain traumatic events during childhood, such as abuse, poverty, or having a parent with an illness, can have major negative impacts on a child’s mental and physical well-being.
This year there are only 45 days of open enrollment for those purchasing health insurance on their own, between the dates of November 1 and December 15.
Read our Nonprofit Spotlight with Project Angel Food’s executive director Richard Ayoub on the organization’s mission to fight hunger for those suffering from debilitating illnesses.
Recent natural disasters across the US have prompted activists to question current regulations regarding vulnerable seniors.
New data from Childline shows a 15% increase in the number of children and youth that are calling into hotlines with suicidal thoughts. Helplines conducted more than 60 sessions with suicidal children on the phone each day in 2016.
Mental health doctors and advocates are examining a disturbing new trend that is plaguing teenagers across the US.
The fear of deportation has impacted the mental and physical health of Latinos living in the US.
Exposure to particulate matter in smoke from wildfires can be hazardous to human health, and this week in the Bay Area in California, thousands of families are dealing with smoky skies.
A group of parents are advocating for greater preventative screening measures to minimize the occurrence of a rare yet deadly brain disease.
California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation that will reduce jail time for persons who expose their partners to HIV knowingly.
New information on the hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego indicates that the outbreak has reached areas beyond homeless camps, infecting nearly 420 people, of which 17 have died.
According to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as much as 40 percent of U.S. cancer diagnoses are linked to obesity.