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A new national pediatric guideline proposes that every school have a nurse on staff. In California, 57 percent of school districts do not employ nurses.
A single mom, a son with autism and a maddening search for the help she badly needed.
The experiment in private partnership begins in Palo Alto.
A hospital-financed fund used to draw matching federal dollars for Medi-Cal would become permanent, and it would be harder for officials to divert the money from its intended use.
A new label for mechanically tenderized beef helps consumers avoid foodborne illness.
Agencies that provide caregiving services for the Medi-Cal program say underfunding has thinned out their ranks, making it difficult to provide care to everyone who needs and qualifies for it.
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Up to 170,000 undocumented children in the state can now apply for full Medi-Cal health coverage, which will boost enrollment.
But the authors caution against concluding that folic acid is ineffective.
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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