Autism Disparities

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a broad range of disorders that affect a child’s communication and social behaviors. The effects of these disorders on the autism spectrum can range from mild to severe. One common autism spectrum disorder is called Asperger’s syndrome. 

Medication Abortion

Medication abortion care is a safe, FDA-approved, non-invasive option for ending an early pregnancy. It involves taking two different prescribed medications: mifepristone is taken first, and misoprostol is taken 24 to 48 hours later. 

What Is Lupus?

Lupus is an unpredictable and misunderstood autoimmune disease that can affect the body’s joints and any organ, including the skin, kidneys, brain, heart and lungs. It causes the immune system to see the body’s healthy cells as foreign invaders and attacks them.

Voting by Mail

Vote by mail was first used to allow Civil War soldiers to vote from the battlefield and has now expanded to allow more people who cannot physically be at the polls to mail in or drop off their ballot. Access has further expanded recently due to the safety concerns of in-person voting during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

California Public Health Guidelines

We all have a role to play to protect each other and ensure the health and safety of all Californians. Hoping to reach the widest audience possible, the state Department of Public Health has issued some guidelines for content creators on how to convey accurate and helpful information and messages.