What exactly is a clinical social worker?

A clinical social worker is a mental health professional with a master’s degree in social work.…

‘An Arm and a Leg’: When Insurance Won’t Pay, Abortion Assistance Funds Step In

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A Work-From-Home Culture Takes Root in California

Even as pandemic lockdowns fade into memory, covid-19 has transformed California’s workplace culture in ways researchers…

Trickle of Covid Relief Funds Helps Fill Gaps in Rural Kids’ Mental Health Services

NELSONVILLE, Ohio — The Mary Hill Youth and Family Center’s building has long been at a…

Treating Long Covid Is Rife With Guesswork

Medical equipment is still strewn around the house of Rick Lucas, 62, nearly two years after…

California Aims to Maximize Health Insurance Subsidies for Workers During Labor Disputes

This spring, Chevron workers testified that the company revoked health coverage for hundreds of members of…

Schools, Sheriffs, and Syringes: State Plans Vary for Spending $26B in Opioid Settlement Funds

With more than 200 Americans still dying of drug overdoses each day, states are beginning the…

Audits — Hidden Until Now — Reveal Millions in Medicare Advantage Overcharges

Newly released federal audits reveal widespread overcharges and other errors in payments to Medicare Advantage health…

After Election Win, California’s AG Turns to Investigating Hospital Algorithms for Racial Bias

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Attorney General Rob Bonta sailed to victory in the Nov. 8 election,…

Patient Mistrust and Poor Access Hamper Federal Efforts to Overhaul Family Planning

JACKSON, Miss. — Two years ago, after an emergency cesarean section at a Mississippi hospital, Sherika…