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California Valley Fever Cases Highest On Record

Nearly 5,400 cases of the soil-borne fungal disease were reported in 2016, the largest number since the state began tracking the illness in 1995, according to public health officials.

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5 Ways White House Can Use Its Muscle To Undercut Obamacare

The Trump administration has a variety of mechanisms at its disposal that could undermine the insurance exchanges. 

Follow The Money: Drugmakers Deploy Political Cash As Prices And Anger Mount

Embattled opioid seller Mallinckrodt is one of many pharmaceutical companies boosting political contributions and lobbying on Capitol Hill.

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Senate Parliamentarian Upends GOP Hopes For Health Bill

The parliamentarian finds that provisions of the bill cannot go forward with a simple majority vote.

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Podcast: What The Health? Senate Health Bill, Mostly Dead?

Even experienced health care reporters in Washington, D.C., can't say for sure. Meanwhile, states like California, heavily invested in Obamacare, wrestle with uncertainty.

Latinos Left Out Of Clinical Trials ... And Possible Cures

Fewer than 8 percent of enrollees in medical studies are Hispanic. Those who don't participate have less access to cutting-edge treatments, and researchers have less data on how a drug works within the Hispanic population.

Trump Plan Might Cut Expenses For Some Insured Patients With Chronic Needs

High-deductible health insurance plans linked to a health savings account cannot cover some care and drug expenses for chronic health conditions until the patient has met a deductible.

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Hepatitis C’s Hold On California

California had 33,748 newly reported cases of chronic hepatitis C in 2015, the most among states that published their surveillance data on the disease.The rate of new Hepatitis C cases per 100,000 residents rose sharply from 2013 to 2014 and edged up again in 2015.

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