Californians also approve the continuation of a fee paid by hospitals to generate more money for Medi-Cal.
Support for Proposition 61 has declined in recent weeks in the wake of fierce campaigning by pharma-backed opponents.
Statewide ratings now also address health care costs with new data on average payments to doctors.
A principios de este año, el doctor Joaquín Arámbula, médico de emergencias de Selma, se convirtió en el primer médico latino en servir en la Asamblea Estatal luego de ser elegido para representar al Distrito 31 del estado, una región agrícola del centro de California donde casi el 70 por ciento de la población es […]
Registered nurses in the state earn an average annual salary of $100,000, compared to a national average of $71,000.
More than one-third of the state’s Latino physicians plan to retire within the next 10 years, according to a new survey.
A new online database created by the Department of Managed Health Care can help consumers size up and compare insurance plans.
Surprise medical bill protections for consumers and new painkiller prescribing requirements for doctors are among measures signed by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Though fluoride has been added to water for decades to prevent tooth decay, grassroots opposition still pops up in towns and cities around the country.
The new law isn’t mandatory, and concerns about training and who can give life-saving shot remain.