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Rx for Prevention

The following article was modified from the original. To see the full article, including citations, view it here in the May 2019 issue of  Rx for Prevention, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health’s online publication for practicing in LA County.  Health care professionals play a vital role in …
Rx for Prevention

From DPH Rx for Prevention- Diabetes and pre-diabetes continue to remain problematic as a major cause of morbidity and mortality, an important contributor to the rising health care costs and indicator of quality of life across the US. Rx for Prevention recently took at look at the statistics here in LA …
opioid prescriptions

From PNN According to a new report, the number of opioid prescriptions written by California physicians dropped 17% over the past three years (2013-2016). The California Medical Association (CMA) reports that the data, from Quintiles IMS, shows that, per capita, California is now tied with Hawaii for the lowest number …