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November 10, 2016

By Claudia Buck

Is Obamacare over? On his first day in office, President-elect Donald Trump has repeatedly vowed, he will abolish the Affordable Care Act, the contentious health care law that has been both applauded and hated across the country.

November 9, 2016

By Chad Terhune

California has a lot to lose if President-elect Donald Trump and the Republican-led Congress fulfill their campaign pledge to repeal Obamacare.

October 18, 2016

By Soumya Karlamangla

California this year became the second state after Hawaii to raise its minimum smoking age to 21. When the law took effect in June, state public health officials declared it would “literally be a life-saving measure.”

September 29, 2016

POR: EMILY BAZAR / KAISER HEALTH NEWS29 SEPTIEMBRE 2016

El senador estatal Ed Hernandez y su esposa Diane son optometristas; es decir, encargados de la salud visual.

September 26, 2016

State Senate Holds Hearing About Skyrocketing Price Of EpiPen

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com)  — When Kendall Hollinger was just two days old, she stopped breathing. She was diagnosed with severe food allergies.

“I’m allergic to 95 percent of all foods, so I have a feeding tube and that’s how I get most of my nutrition, but everything else I am anaphylaxis to,” said Hollinger.

September 22, 2016
By Chad Terhune

With major insurers retreating from the federal health law’s marketplaces, California’s insurance commissioner said he supports a public option at the state level that could bolster competition and potentially serve as a test for the controversial idea nationwide.