American Indians and Alaska Natives (AIANs) are more likely to experience serious psychological distress compared to whites (12 percent vs. six percent) in California, according to a new UCLA Center for Health Policy Research fact sheet. The new publication is jam-packed with other eye-opening data on such behavioral health topics as suicide and physical … [ Read full post ]
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The UCLA Center for Health Policy Research has just released new Health Profiles, one-page, easy-to-read, printable fact sheets on every county in California as well as the state’s regions, certain service planning areas of large cities such as Los Angeles and San Diego, and more. … [ Read full post ]
Approximately 1.3 million teens — more than a third (38 percent) of all adolescents enrolled in California public schools — do not participate in any school-based physical education classes, according to a new policy brief from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.
Research has shown that a lack of physical activity is associated with … [ Read full post ]
NEW LANDSCAPES: Parks, playgrounds, bike paths – not images often associated with South Los Angeles. But a dedicated network of community groups talked about how they aim to change that image – and their community’s health – on a March 12 bus and bike tour of some of the city’s most blighted neighborhoods. The “… [ Read full post ]