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Need a Check Up? Arroyo Vista Offers Free Health Screenings

Do you need you blood pressure checked? What about your vision and teeth? If you answered yes but have limited resources or are not sure where to go, consider attending... Read more »

Congress At Odds Over Drug Pricing And Drug Discount Program

House Democrats are calling foul on Republican assertions that cuts to a little-known discount drug program will eventually reduce skyrocketing drug prices. At a... Read more »

Health Insurance Expansion Linked to Fewer Sudden Cardiac Arrests

The incidence of sudden cardiac arrest, a sudden and usually deadly loss of heart function, declined significantly among previously uninsured adults who acquired... Read more »

CDPH Releases Annual End of Life Option Act Report

SACRAMENTO  – From June 9 to Dec, 31, 2016, 191 individuals received aid-in-dying drugs under the End of Life Option Act, and 111 people died following ingestion... Read more »

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More than half of Californians fear they or their loved ones will lose health coverage if the Affordable Care Act is repealed and replaced, a new statewide poll...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

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