Community Health

Many communities in southern California – particularly, poor Black and Latino neighborhoods – face a lack of access to health care, and have worse health outcomes than more well-off areas. We cover these disparities, and what is being done to address them.

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Kaiser campaign slashes opioid prescriptions

Five years into a companywide effort that includes the training of doctors and pharmacists and other steps, the HMO says prescriptions for opioids have plummeted.