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Daily Edition for Monday, July 22, 2019

Good morning! A unit from one of the world’s largest life sciences companies has thrown a Hail Mary pass, worming its way into a battle over CRISPR technology that has roiled the University of California for years. More on that below, but first here are your top California health stories of the day.

Daily Edition for Friday, July 19, 2019

Good morning! Gov. Gavin Newsom baffled some supporters when he knocked down proposals to raise taxes that would go toward child care services for working class families. Read more on the decision below, but first here are your top California health news stories of the day.

Daily Edition for Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Good morning! A cut in payments to physicians in California could be a preview of a bigger fight looming on the horizon over surprise medical billing. More on that below, but first, here are your top California health stories of the day.

Daily Edition for Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Good morning! A judge lowered a jury’s damage award from $80 million to $25 million for a California cancer victim who used Monsanto’s Roundup weed-killer. Read more about the decision below, but first here are your other top California health stories for the day.

Daily Edition for Monday, July 15, 2019

Good morning! A look at who is utilizing California’s aid-in-dying law reveals a large racial gap that experts attribute to both issues with medical access and philosophical differences in what’s considered suicide. Read more on that below, but first, here are your top California health stories for the day.

Daily Edition for Friday, July 12, 2019

Good morning! While announcing a plan to address rape kit backlogs, 2020 hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) touted her success in California. When she was California’s attorney general, her Rapid DNA Service team said it cleared all 1,300 untested rape kits in the state’s backlog in one year and earned national recognition and grants for its efforts. More on that below, but first here are some of your other top California health stories for the day.

Daily Edition for Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Good morning! San Francisco homelessness numbers have skyrocketed 30 percent since 2017, new more precise data show. The increase is a small snapshot of the crisis that local and state officials have been trying to address. More on that below, but first here are some of your other top California health stories.