Latest California Healthline Stories
Infertility treatment rarely is covered by health insurance. And more couples who need it to conceive are turning to crowdfunding sites.
Young men injured by gunshot wounds often lacked insurance and went for years without proper follow-up care. The health law’s Medicaid expansion, in doubt since the election, changed that in many of the states with the most gun violence.
A billionaire hedge fund manager, whose son served in Afghanistan, has opened a chain of clinics to tend to the psychological needs of veterans.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation was charged by the health law with exploring payment reforms that could cut health care costs and possibly improve quality. But its future is hinged to whether GOP lawmakers see value in its work.
A program to boost physical activity at parks around California can help people lose weight and prevent – or control – chronic conditions such as diabetes and high blood pressure.
Nitrous oxide for laboring women was popular in the U.S. until the mid-20th century when it went out of favor when birth became more medicalized. Now, midwives are putting it back on the “menu” of pain relief options for childbirth.
Rhode Island installed coaches in all of the state’s hospital emergency rooms and others are following its lead.
States are contemplating whether access to IUD through post-delivery procedures could be an important step in curbing unintended pregnancies.
Many aging gays and lesbians who have lived openly for decades are finding that the world of assisted living and nursing homes can be decidedly less accommodating.
High-intensity focused ultrasound, often not covered by insurance, leads to discussions about which patients benefit in the real world.