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Agency says a removable cap will lower the risk of antibiotic resistant infections but some experts see it as a modest step in curbing the sort of deadly outbreaks that occurred a few years ago.
Innovative CareMaps tool helps caregivers understand their roles and take steps to improve their lives.
A retired California judge came up with the idea of donating his kidney to a stranger now to maximize his grandson’s prospects for such a donation later. The idea caught on.
Hospice care often prompts fear and misunderstanding, but the services provided can lead to less pain and trauma at the end of life.
Happy doesn’t always mean healthy. These older adults are still finding joy in spite of their physical challenges.
Study suggests that many small tumors are sleepy, not deadly.
Fed up with high hospital costs and limited competition, Santa Barbara County sends willing employees out of town for better bargains. Local governments are slowly joining private employers in aggressively seeking out the best care for the lowest price.
As lawmakers look for ways to stabilize the health law marketplaces, a number of ideas — such as expanding who can “buy in” to Medicare and Medicaid or pushing young adults off their parents’ plans into the marketplaces — might come into play.
A breast cancer survivor and author has helped numerous patients explore the feelings awakened by their disease — and feel better.
Camps teach children how to rely less on grownups and more on themselves to manage the chronic lung disease that afflicts 1 in 6 California children.