Medi-Cal has become the payer of first resort for many Californians unable to afford the long-term care they need.
Mental illness is common — and so are misperceptions about it. These too-often-believed myths can be harmful to you and your loved ones.
A small group of advocates and entrepreneurs is using mobile phones and digital scales to make a difference in the health of poor people, too.
Opponents of the proposal say a requirement to inform consumers of such programs would only boost drug company sales and increase overall health care spending.
The need to buy health insurance could eat into pay gains.
The experiment in private partnership begins in Palo Alto.
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.
Overdoses are kill thousands in California, tens of thousands throughout the nation.
After a long period of doubt, California hospitals have made strides toward meeting the state’s stringent earthquake retrofitting requirements — but nearly 10 percent of hospital buildings are still at high risk.