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Is there a food desert near your community?
Maybe. The fact is, millions of Americans live in what the USDA defines as a food desert: a low-income census tract whose residents have low access to a supermarket or…
Happy Mother’s Day from 1 California Legislator & 17 Junior Leagues!
With all of the Mother’s Day flowers and greeting cards, there’s one problem faced by new mothers that’s easy to forget – perinatal depression.
Perinatal depression is a critical health issue for many new mothers. In fact, national studies estimate 1 in 5 women suffer from postpartum depression and related disorders – 80% of whom go undiagnosed and untreated because they are uninsured, underinsured, or lack access to comprehensive health care. There may be as many as 800,000 new cases in the United States each year.