California Tries To Boost Its Dwindling Doctor Supply

Students are being lured by full-ride scholarships to medical schools, and full-fledged doctors are being offered loan repayment programs to serve low-income residents or work in underserved areas.

Dec 2, 2019 Elizabeth Aguilera

Medi-Cal to Expand Eligibility to Undocumented Adults; Some Say They Won’t Enroll

Starting in January, young adults can sign up for California’s Medicaid program regardless of immigration status.

But a fundamental question looms: Will they?

Some young people already say they won’t enroll in public coverage because they fear federal immigration policies could later penalize them for participating — though that fear might be unfounded.

Nov 21, 2019 Ana B. Ibarra

How Data Science Could Help California Battle Future Wildfires

Wildfires are threatening homes across California. Those fires are offering critical data and insight that can be used by first-responders and government agencies to prevent them in the first place and better rebuild communities when they do occur.

Nov 12, 2019 David Wild, The Conversation