How Long Does It Take for You to Know If You Have Hantavirus?

Hantavirus is a fairly recently recognized pathogen in the United States. Infection with the hantavirus can have devastating and even fatal consequences. Recognizing the early symptoms of hantavirus infection is crucial in order to heighten the chance of survival from an infection. What Is Hantavirus? Hantavirus technically is defined as “single-stranded, enveloped, negative-sense RNA viruses…


Is It a Good Idea to Give Tents to Homeless People?

One of the ongoing debates in Southern California, where homelessness has reach epidemic proportions, is over providing homeless people with tents. Indeed, providing homeless people with tents is proving to be one of the most passionately debated issues associated with addressing homelessness in communities that include Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Santa Barbara, Orange County, and…

homeless man sitting next to a grocery cart filled with his possessions

Basic Facts About Homelessness

The homelessness crisis in Los Angeles is described as a national disgrace. The Los Angeles Times has described what historically had been center stage of homelessness in the city: There are few sights in the world like nighttime in skid row, the teeming Dickensian dystopia in downtown Los Angeles where homeless and destitute people have…