For years, EMS and Fire crews have responded to 911 calls only to find an increasing percentage of calls are for non-emergent health concerns.
There are millions of kids in the United States without structured, safe learning environments between the hours of 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. – a time frame that the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention describes as the most dangerous hours for children in our country.
California is known for its great weather, beautiful scenery, and diverse communities. It also ranks a favorable 17 in overall health in the United Health Foundation’s 2014 America’s Health Rankings.
When many of us think about health and how to improve it for ourselves and for others, we envision hospitals, healthy foods, physical activity, and lifesaving devices. But what about visions of clean air, accessible and abundant water, and moderate temperatures?
During Women’s History Month at the Clinton Foundation, we were reminded that it’s important to recognize the progress we’ve made when it comes to achieving the full participation of women and girls across all sectors, as well as the gaps that still remain.
Deborah Slaner Larkin, CEO of Women’s Sports Foundation, has dedicated her life to ensuring sports are safe and equitable for all women and girls.