Posts Tagged California

California Wildfires Increase 43 Percent in 2015

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While the effects of California’s historic drought are far from subtle, from the browning of front lawns to pitched debates over sustainable agriculture […]

Fighting Childhood Obesity, Reducing Diabetes in Sonoma County

During a routine physical exam last year, Carlos, 14 years old at the time, learned that he had high blood pressure and […]

Dental Clinic Helps Central Coast Children Smile Brighter

Thirty-seven children in Santa Barbara County received dental care free-of-charge on Saturday as part of the Healthy Smiles program, coordinated by Direct […]

Culturally Sensitive Care Reduces Hypertension Among Diabetes Patients

In recognition of American Diabetes Month, Direct Relief is spotlighting Asian Health Services (AHS), a health center that cares for people in […]

Responding to Wildfires Across California

#455054570 / gettyimages.com In response to nearly a dozen wildfires burning across California, Direct Relief has offered assistance to health center partners […]

Responding to the Miguelito Brushfire in California’s Central Coast

Direct Relief is in contact with partners near the Miguelito brushfire near Lompoc, Calif. that began this afternoon and has grown to 150 […]