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Men Are More At Risk For Suicide, And Doctors Are Trying To Get Them To Talk About It

March 11, 2019 | Sammy Caiola

Middle-aged men are at the highest risk for suicide, but they’re also the least likely to talk to their doctors about it. UC Davis doctors are designing a video program to encourage male patients to bring the issue up.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

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Finding Housing For Homeless People Still A Challenge As Sacramento’s ‘Whole Person Care’ Program Expands

February 28, 2019 | Sammy Caiola

Most of California’s homeless residents suffer from chronic mental health conditions, physical disabilities or addiction. The state is looking to expand a program that deals with those issues while finding people housing — but it’s not always easy.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

'Uncovered California' Collaboration Looks At Who Still Lacks Access To Health Insurance

February 21, 2019

CapRadio healthcare reporter Sammy Caiola and Orange County Register reporter Deepa Bharath unveil “Uncovered California,” a six month project to examine who lacks healthcare coverage in the state.

Autumn Payne / Courtesy

Uncovered California

California’s Individual Mandate: A Fix For A Broken System? Or A Penalty On The Poor?

February 21, 2019 | Sammy Caiola

Newsom and his legislative allies say they want the state-level mandate to work the same way as the federal one. The goal is to encourage enough healthy people to buy coverage to offset costs from those who need expensive care.

UC Davis / Courtesy

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Planned Aggie Square Rehab Facility Has UC Labor Unions Concerned Over Outsourcing

February 18, 2019 | Sammy Caiola

Some UC Davis Medical Center employees are accusing the hospital of outsourcing their jobs. Administration says no UC employees will be laid off.

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