August 12, 2019

Baja California Politico: Las otras muertes, las de la desesperación

“Hay una profunda desigualdad en este país. Tenemos enormes diferencias en indicadores de salud entre ciertas poblaciones étnicas y minorías, y eso es una tendencia sumamente […]
August 5, 2019

The Nation’s Health: Nation in Brief, Deaths of despair up in young adults

In June, Trust for America’s Health and Well Being Trust released an issue brief, reporting that over the last two decades, drug-related deaths among 18- to […]
August 1, 2019

STAT News Morning Rounds: California pays a lot for health care, not so much for keeping people healthy

California spends a lot on health care to treat its residents, but relatively little to ensure they are healthy, according to a new report. In 2018, for […]
July 23, 2019

U.S. News & World Report: Investing in Community to Cut Health Care Costs

California is spending much more of its budget on health care costs than on “community conditions” such as education, environmental protections and social services that could improve […]
July 23, 2019

Sacramento Bee: California’s health care spending is actually hurting our health, researchers say

In a report released Tuesday, community health advocates at Oakland’s Well Being Trust warned California’s leaders that they must curb prices and waste in health care […]
July 23, 2019

Ben op-ed in STAT News: More state spending on health care may be eroding Americans’ health

Ben & Shannon Brownlee writing in STAT News: The rising cost of health care has become one of the largest sources of stresson American household budgets in […]
July 23, 2019

New Report: California Trades Spending on Vital Community Conditions that Keep People Healthy for Propping Up a Sick Care System

New Report: California Trades Spending on Vital Community Conditions that Keep People Healthy for Propping Up a Sick Care System Report finds health care spending grew […]
July 23, 2019

Lown Institute: REPORT – California wastes billions on sick care, leaving little for community health

In a disturbing paradox, increased state spending on medical treatment may actually be leading to worse health conditions for Californians. Analysis of California’s state budget from […]
July 19, 2019

Tyler & Arpan quoted in Yes! Magazine: For Healthy Communities, Look Beyond Diet and Exercise

These scenes unfold just a block from City Hall, where Tyler Norris and Dr. Arpan Waghray, CEO and chief medical officer, respectively, of the newly launched […]