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Repeal & Replace Watch
Critics say the bill, sponsored by Reps. David Valadao and Jeff Denham, is an effort to deflect attention from their support of the House GOP’s health care bill. But some say they are addressing a serious problem: California’s Medicaid rates are among the lowest in the nation.
Once-fatal childhood diseases, like cystic fibrosis, congenital heart disease and sickle cell anemia, now can be survived into adulthood. But when those patients become too old to see pediatricians, it can be difficult for them to find physicians familiar with their conditions.
Repeal & Replace Watch
The Senate’s version of the American Health Care Act is likely to be revealed Thursday. Here’s an insider’s look at the men writing it.
A new study shows that a lower proportion of Asian women get timely follow-up appointments after abnormal mammograms than whites.
Innate Immunotherapeutics, whose largest shareholder is Buffalo-area Rep. Chris Collins, received FDA approval to begin U.S. trials of its drug for treating advanced multiple sclerosis.
Will some of California’s GOP members of Congress suffer at the polls because they supported an Obamacare replacement bill that could harm many of their constituents? California Healthline’s Emily Bazar discussed the topic on Southern California’s KCRW radio.
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The controversial proposal was discarded in last-minute state budget negotiations. It would have extended benefits to undocumented immigrants from ages 19 to 26.
No one knows what the final Senate bill will look like — not even those writing it. But here are some safe, educated guesses.
Tending to somebody you love who has a debilitating condition can be physically and emotionally overwhelming. Here are some tips and resources to help you stay strong.
Armed with strict guidelines and motivated by sheer urgency, a specialized team of nurses makes the rounds, seeking to thwart the No. 1 killer in U.S. hospitals.
A University of Southern California professor says conservatives and liberals should split the difference: Scrap the exchanges and expand Medicaid.
Noticias En Español
Las infecciones adquiridas en hospitales son un problema grave y a menudo se responsabiliza a las manos sucias de los trabajadores de salud. Una experiencia en California mostró una eficaz, aunque controversial forma, de prevenir la diseminación de gérmenes.
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- Lead Detected In 20% Of Baby Food Samples, Surprising Even Researchers
- $20 Million On The Way for Clinics That Serve California’s Poor
- Asian-American Women Often Face Delays In Treatment After Worrisome Mammograms