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Health Officials Warn of West Nile and Zika Carrying Mosquitoes

Los Angeles County health officials last week confirmed the county’s first human case of West Nile virus for the 2017 season, a revelation followed up on Monday... Read more »

As GOP Deliberates In Washington, Californians Fear For Their Health Coverage

More than half of Californians fear they or their loved ones will lose health coverage if the Affordable Care Act is repealed and replaced, a new statewide poll... Read more »

Millions Of Ill People May Face ‘Extremely High Premiums’ Under House Bill, CBO Says

The Republican overhaul of the federal health law passed by the House this month would result in slightly lower premiums and slightly fewer uninsured Americans... Read more »

Tab For Single-Payer Proposal In California Could Run $400 Billion

A proposed single-payer health system in California would cost about $400 billion annually, with up to half of that money coming from a new payroll tax on workers... Read more »

CA Among Worst for Drinking-Water Violations

Water systems in California have the nation’s ninth-worst record for violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act, according to a new report from the Natural Resources... Read more »

Brain Changes Make Some Older Adults More Vulnerable to Scams

ITHACA, N.Y. – Older adults who have been scammed by friends, relatives or strangers seem to behave just like elders who have avoided rip-offs. They are able to... Read more »

Springing Forward – to Allergy Season

California experienced record rainfall this year, and may have even made headway against the state’s historic drought. Now that lush landscapes abound and spring... Read more »

Deciphering The CBO Estimates On The GOP Health Bill

The Congressional Budget Office is out with its estimate of the effect that the Republican health bill, “The American Health Care Act,” would have on the nation’s... Read more »

When You Don’t Speak The Same Language As Your Child’s Doctor

When Margarita Ruiz takes her children to the doctor’s office, she has no choice but to trust that nurses and front desk staff are translating medical orders accurately.... Read more »

House GOP Health Bill Jettisons Insurance Mandate, Much Of Medicaid Expansion

House Republicans unveiled their much anticipated health law replacement plan Monday, slashing the law’s Medicaid expansion and scrapping the requirement that... Read more »

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