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The higher legal age for tobacco use is widely expected to reduce addiction; it also applies to e-cigarettes.
The FDA issued a big recall of frozen foods this week. Here’s what you need to know about the nasty bug that’s causing all the problems.
Overdoses are kill thousands in California, tens of thousands throughout the nation.
Federal data suggest that many smokers aren’t confessing to their tobacco habit to avoid paying higher health care premiums, thwarting insurers.
With a big merger pending, the health insurance giant is slammed with a $415,000 penalty from state regulators for inadequate attention to consumer complaints.
California plans to move most of the developmentally disabled patients in its care out of large institutions and into the wider community. It’s partly to save money — but also reflects a change in philosophy.
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The government health insurance program for people with lower incomes will ditch the cumbersome paper system it uses to register medical professionals who want to provide their services.
The analysis by Avalere examines changes in how silver plans on the insurance marketplaces handle coverage for high-cost specialty drugs.
In June, California will become the fifth state to allow terminally ill patients to end their lives with prescriptions from their doctors, but getting those prescriptions will require serious effort.
A class action lawsuit in Los Angeles and a task force in Memphis both try to counter the “adverse childhood events” that impair health and well-being.
Two state senators and a health foundation executive offer their perspectives.
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