The economic uncertainties facing Californians have been dizzying at best, even for those who have managed to hold on to their homes, jobs and credit. The sting of economic downturn has meant unrelenting financial and emotional stress for many people. In this episode, Health Dialogues discusses the impact of this economic rollercoaster on the health of California. Guest: Christopher Thornberg, principal and founder, Beacon Economics. Guest: Devon Gaster, graduate and facilitator at Man Alive, a domestic violence prevention program.. Guest: Dr. Jose Ramon Fernandez Pena, associate professor of health education at San Francisco State University, and director of the Welcome Back Initiative, a non-profit program helping foreign-trained health professionals qualify for jobs in the U.S. health sector.. Guest: Dr. Mason Turner, chief of psychiatry, Kaiser Permanente. Guest: Jennifer Grant, shelter program director, La Casa de las Madres. Guest: Judith Levine, registered dietitian and nutritionist in San Francisco. Guest: Leslie Bacho, deputy executive director, San Francisco Food Bank.