By Lily Dayton
Santa Cruz resident Dominga Sarabia* began to itch after taking the antibiotics a doctor prescribed to treat her ulcer. Her skin prickled with hives, and her hands, face and throat swelled until she feared she wouldn’t be able to breathe.
California’s broad response to fraud may limit access to addiction treatment
By Hannah Guzik
A 12-year-old girl is in foster care, but could be living with her father – if he could find a place in an outpatient drug treatment program.
The girl, her father, and the judge and social service workers managing their case want the child and parent reunited.
By Matt Perry
Every day in America, mourners gather for solemn events to remember the lives of dear, departed loved ones at a funeral or memorial service.
But for those exploring “conscious dying,” sometimes the loved one is still alive.
The nascent trend in “living funerals” is part of a growing movement in death midwives who shepherd the living through the dying process.