California’s Medicaid experiment spends money to save money — and help the homeless


SAN DIEGO – Craig McEwen, a former NFL star who won a Super Bowl ring in the late 80s, does not fit the stereotype of someone on the verge of homelessness. McEwen, who suffered repeated concussions in his NFL career of six years, was evicted last July from his San Diego County apartment. He searched … Read more

Montana’s Mental Health Crisis Care Care is in a rut, but politicians promise aid


Rural communities felt the effects of Western Montana Mental Health Center’s budget cuts five years ago. However, the decline of one the state’s most important mental health providers has continued and it’s created a vacuum in behavioral healthcare care. It began in Livingston, a small town of 8300 people. In 2018, Western shut down an … Read more

The majority of Americans say they or a family member have experienced gun violence


According to a majority of Americans, they or a relative have experienced gun violence. This could include witnessing a shooting or being threatened with someone with a firearm. A new, comprehensive survey. KFF conducted a national survey of 1,271 adults to determine the extent of firearm violence in their lives, particularly in minority communities. Nearly … Read more

“Diet” Artificial Sweeteners May Actually Increase Your Waistline


A new analysis of studies Researchers found that more than 406,000 patients were involved in the research. People who use artificial sweeteners instead of sugar Even the natural ones. Actually Gained Instead of losing weight, lose weight. [1] Published in Canadian Medical Association Journal The study was viewed The long-term effects artificial sweeteners have on … Read more

How a new mom can lower her risk of heart attack and stroke


Breastfeeding is the best option for babies, according to science. Another study found that breast feeding is the best option for mothers. Their benefit: Breastfeeding can lower stroke and heart attack risk in moms. Researchers followed heart events for nearly 290,000. Women in China were asked questions about their children, breastfeeding, and how long they … Read more

How anxiety and low self-worth can cause countless individuals to overeat


Two studies support this conclusion. Stress is a key factor in obesity epidemic among the poor.. One from Scotland, published In the journal Appetite, Documents the relationship between overeating, stress, and income inequality The other was published in Psychological Science, This article attempts to explain why being raised in poverty can lead to an insatiable … Read more