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January 2020 News Listing

County health department developing plan to stanch red ink.

Discussions about Medicare For All and the Affordable Care Act in the presidential debates are highlighting the affordability crisis in health care nationwide. And while some are advocating that the federal government play a larger role in paying for health coverage, what’s happening to San Mateo County Health, the county’s health department, is the exact more

Starbucks boosts mental health benefits with new app.

Starbucks employees now have free access to Headspace, an app which provides hundreds of audio sessions and meditations to manage and improve mental health. Headspace is part of a larger Starbucks initiative aimed at supporting the mental health and well-being of its employees. The app covers topics like personal growth, life challenges, kids and parenting, more