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Health advocates are expecting millions in new tax money for health education programs aimed at preventing obesity, diabetes and tooth decay. Other cities around the country are mulling similar measures.
Seniors who feel they’re being rushed out of the hospital can file an appeal to halt the process but they need to act fast.
California should continue to “poke the bear” on drug price policy, Senate Health Committee chairman says.
Just a few grains of pure fentanyl is enough to kill most users. But law enforcement sources say stopping the supply of the deadly synthetic opioid from China and Mexico is very difficult.
The U.S. Senate passed a landmark bill to help millions of Americans suffering from mental illness.
When New York increased its cigarette tax, smoking rates declined. California’s proposed increase of $2 a pack may, too, say researchers. The higher the tax, the more likely people are to quit.
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A Kaiser Health News analysis finds that the portion of federal marketplace plans requiring people to pay a third or more of the cost of specialty drugs have jumped from 37 to 63 percent since 2014. California has greater protections to limit consumer costs.
Expanding health savings accounts is favored by President-elect Donald Trump and many GOP lawmakers as they contemplate ways to replace the health law.
With Trump headed for the White House, many immigrants in California are worried not just about their legal status but about their health care options.
A billionaire hedge fund manager, whose son served in Afghanistan, has opened a chain of clinics to tend to the psychological needs of veterans.
A round-table discussion about what’s next for health care under the Trump Administration, featuring health care journalists from Kaiser Health News, The New York Times and the Lancet.
Noticias En Español
Más de 138.000 niños ya han sido inscriptos en los programas de salud médica y dental gratuitos de California. Ana B. Ibarra, reportera de KHN, habla sobre éste y otros temas en Radio Bilingüe.
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