These cuts would harm most of the state’s most vulnerable residents – AIDS and various other chronically-ill patients – and would also harm many independent ‘mom and pop’ pharmacies that provide specialized, disease – specific pharmacy solutions to such high-acuity affected individual populations. Related StoriesCancer diagnosis improvements in England: an interview with Lucy Elliss-BrookesHealthcare technology interpersonal event of the entire year opens entriesUsing integrated molecular pathology to manage incidental pancreatic cysts: an interview with Dr Ananya Das As the spending budget deadline looms, we desire the Legislature and Governor to do the right thing and not try to balance the budget on the backs of the state’s sickest individuals and the independent ‘mom & pop’ and specialty pharmacies that look after such vulnerable California patients, stated Michael Weinstein, AHF President.In 2002, Dr. Fulton T. Crews, Bowles Center director, and Bowles Middle study associate Dr. Kim Nixon had been the first ever to report that alcoholic beverages, during intoxication, includes a detrimental effect on the formation of fresh neurons in the adult rat hippocampus. This human brain region is important for learning and memory space – in animals and humans – and is linked to psychiatric disorders, particularly depression.