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California Set to Be First State to Allow Undocumented Residents to Buy Health Coverage on Online Marketplace

New America Media – As early as next year, undocumented immigrants will be able to buy health insurance on Covered California, the state’s online marketplace.... Read more »

Surgery for Chronic Temporal Headaches—Simplified Approach Shows Good Results

Newswise – A modified surgical technique may provide a simpler approach to the surgical treatment for one type of chronic headache, according to an “Ideas and... Read more »

Pregnancy Clinics Warned to Follow ‘Choice’ Law

Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer said Monday he has taken steps to enforce a new state law that requires pregnancy centers and clinics to provide clients with... Read more »

CA Sen. Lara Urges Undocumented Parents to Sign Kids Up For Health Care

New America Media – Kicking off his statewide tour to promote California’s Health for All Kids program, the new law’s author, State Sen. Ricardo Lara, D-Bell... Read more »

Less Body Fat for Toddlers Taking Vitamin D

A healthy intake of vitamin D in the first year of life appears to set children up to have more muscle mass and less body fat as toddlers, according to a new study... Read more »

Lower Weight, Diabetes, and Heart Disease Can Worsen Quality of Life for Frail Older

Researchers writing in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society recently learned that older women who are frail, and who have six or more chronic health conditions,... Read more »

L.A. Workers Close to Double Number of Paid Sick Leave

The City Council Tuesday tentatively approved a proposal to require employers in Los Angeles to offer at least six days of paid sick leave to workers — twice the... Read more »

UCLA Study Unravels Genetic Evolution of Zika Virus

The Zika virus possesses the ability to mutate rapidly, meaning the current outbreak of the virus has the potential to spread swiftly around the world, according... Read more »

Many Californians Say Health Insurance Cost Too High

New America Media – Two-thirds of Californians who did not have health insurance in 2014 were actually eligible for coverage, but many did not enroll because of... Read more »

Military Care for Mental Health Ailments Needs Improvement, L.A. Study Finds

Care provided by the U.S. military health system to service members with post-traumatic stress disorder or depression is good in some areas, but lacks in other realms,... Read more »

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