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July 24, 2017

Led by their trade group, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, drugmakers insist that they have consumers’ best interests at heart and warn that over-regulation would hamper their ability to deliver life-saving drugs.

July 24, 2017

After years of failed efforts, the California Legislature may finally pass a bill that responds to the problem of rising prescription drug costs. But temper your enthusiasm: Though this measure (SB 17) has been fiercely resisted by the pharmaceutical industry, it wouldn’t actually stop manufacturers from raising their prices as high as they think the market will bear.

June 27, 2017

Local and state politicians welcomed Tuesday's news that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has delayed the vote on the GOP health bill. But they, along with a number of health industry leaders,  said it won't affect their resolve to fight for the legislation's ultimate defeat.

June 26, 2017

Senate Republicans’ legislation to overhaul the Affordable Care Act would leave an additional 22 million people without health care coverage over the next decade and cut the federal deficit by $321 billion, according to a Congressional Budget Office analysis released late Monday.

June 23, 2017

Planned Parenthood affiliates in California are vowing to fight the Senate GOP's proposal to eliminate federal support for the health care organization.

June 23, 2017

California politicians, medical providers and consumer advocates served up harsh critiques of the newly unveiled Senate health care bill Thursday, arguing that the proposed legislation could make coverage inaccessible for poor residents while cutting taxes on the rich.

June 22, 2017

Consumer advocates, state politicians and members of the health industry are worried about how the Senate GOP health bill released Thursday might affect California. The plan cuts most taxes associated with the Affordable Care Act and rolls back a lot of federal funding.

June 16, 2017

Los Ángeles.- Las comunidades rurales del Valle Central, en California, sufren las consecuencias del problema de agua contaminada que afecta a un millón de residentes pobres del estado, la mayoría latinos, indica un reporte de la Junta Estatal de Control de Recursos del Agua.