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Deportation-relief programs would have meant access to subsidized health care.
Most medical schools offer very little education on treating opioid addiction. Stanford University's medical school is trying to ramp it up.
U.S. Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance) renews his call for tightened laws that would force manufacturers to notify the U.S. Food and Drug Administration when they issue safety warnings in other countries related to the design and cleaning of their devices.
Nine hospitals in California were among the 102 that did get the highest score.
Some clinics on NIH's website charge people to participate in testing of unproven treatments — and it can come as a surprise to unsuspecting patients.
Low payments and high hassles make many therapists shun insurance companies.
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Starting next year, Covered California will require health plans to assign a primary care provider to all enrollees who don’t already have one — though the assignments will not be binding.
Internal emails show that after the Tokyo-based device maker alerted customers in Europe in 2013, it told its U.S. operation not to widely warn U.S. doctors and hospitals. Since then, at least 35 patients have died after being sickened in outbreaks.
A new health benefit available to millions of Californians encourages people to discuss end-of-life care options with their doctors.
California health officials are collaborating with a dozen hospitals in a first attempt to upgrade the state’s giant cancer database.
Garen Wintemute, an ER doctor, gun violence researcher and advocate of tighter firearms restrictions, finds opportunity in the wake of mass shootings like the one that struck an Orlando night club last month.
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