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homelessness

Healthcare and Homelessness in California Plenty to share in spite of the season. Dr. Sion Roy, LACMA’s new president, hit the ground running with several meetings with key legislators to talk about healthcare in California and specifically Los Angeles County. From a positive discussion with state Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon including …

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health recently declared a Hepatitis A outbreak among individuals who are homeless and/or use illicit drugs. According to recent health reports, the hepatitis A virus is primarily being transmitted person-to-person through close contact or through contact with fecally contaminated environment. Hepatitis A can …
physician on homelessness

From Stanford Magazine – Dr. Loren Mell takes a look at homelessness, physician burnout, compassion and his life in this deeply personal and revealing essay. The week prior, I had endured a lengthy after-hours meeting about faculty compensation, which left me contemplating the vicissitudes of labor market forces. I am a …
Measure H

LACMA hasn’t taken an official position on Measure H, but with the vote coming up on March 7th we wanted to share information about this measure to fund services for the homeless population in Los Angeles. Here’s a report from KCET describing pros and cons of the ballot measure. What …
Care Harbor

From LA Daily News on Care Harbor- For Maria Isaza and hundreds like her who attended Day One of a free, mega health clinic Friday in downtown Los Angeles, the cold and rain were minor inconveniences compared with their needs: new glasses, dental work to alleviate pain and a checkup or …