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Making Sense of Mental Illness

There are so many ways we are confused about mental illness. What is going on in the minds of people whose words and behavior don’t make sense? Where can a family turn for help when a loved one shows [...] Continue Reading

Dar Sentido a la Enfermedad Mental

Hay muchas cosas que no sabemos o entendemos sobre las enfermedades mentales. ¿Qué está pasando en la mente de las personas cuyas palabras y comportamiento no tienen sentido? ¿A dónde puede acudir una [...] Continue Reading

Abortion Bans an Indicator of Misogyny

We have returned to the situation of 50 years ago, when abortion was available only in some regions of some states. As an abortion counselor in southern Illinois in the 1970s, the author raised money [...] Continue Reading

We Are on Our Own

On Dec. 20, 2022, the Fresno Bee reported on the status of hospital beds during the current surge of Covid-19, influenza, RSV and other respiratory infections. As of Dec. 20, Fresno County hospital [...] Continue Reading

10 Years of Covered California

Ten years ago, Covered California started to enroll people to its wide variety of health insurance options. Called a “market of health insurance,” its originality resides in the chance to shop for the [...] Continue Reading