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California Schools Scrambling to Comply with New Sex Ed Laws

Jun 5, 2016
California Schools Scrambling to Comply with New Sex Ed Laws

 By Lynn Graebner

Many middle and high schools across the state, plagued with cases of sexual harassment, assault and even sex trafficking on campus, are embracing two new laws making sex education mandatory for the first time in California.

The post California Schools Scrambling to Comply with New Sex Ed Laws appeared first on...

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California Schools Scrambling to Comply with New Sex Ed Laws

Jun 5, 2016
California Schools Scrambling to Comply with New Sex Ed Laws

 By Lynn Graebner

Many middle and high schools across the state, plagued with cases of sexual harassment, assault and even sex trafficking on campus, are embracing two new laws making sex education mandatory for the first time in California.

The post California Schools Scrambling to Comply with New Sex Ed Laws appeared first on...

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State Senate Considers a Bill to Limit Soaring Prescription Drug Prices

Jun 3, 2016

By Hannah Guzik

Pharmaceutical companies can raise the prices of prescription drugs without oversight, leaving some patients suddenly unable to afford their medicine or insurers paying hefty fees to cover the costs.

A new state bill, proposed by California Sen. Ed Hernandez of West Covina, aims to change that, by requiring drug companies to give...

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HealthyCal.org
State Senate Considers a Bill to Limit Soaring Prescription Drug Prices

Jun 3, 2016

By Hannah Guzik

Pharmaceutical companies can raise the prices of prescription drugs without oversight, leaving some patients suddenly unable to afford their medicine or insurers paying hefty fees to cover the costs.

A new state bill, proposed by California Sen. Ed Hernandez of West Covina, aims to change that, by requiring drug companies to give...

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HealthyCal.org
State Senate Considers a Bill to Limit Soaring Prescription Drug Prices

Jun 3, 2016

By Hannah Guzik

Pharmaceutical companies can raise the prices of prescription drugs without oversight, leaving some patients suddenly unable to afford their medicine or insurers paying hefty fees to cover the costs.

A new state bill, proposed by California Sen. Ed Hernandez of West Covina, aims to change that, by requiring drug companies to give...

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HealthyCal.org
State Senate Considers a Bill to Limit Soaring Prescription Drug Prices

Jun 3, 2016

By Hannah Guzik

Pharmaceutical companies can raise the prices of prescription drugs without oversight, leaving some patients suddenly unable to afford their medicine or insurers paying hefty fees to cover the costs.

A new state bill, proposed by California Sen. Ed Hernandez of West Covina, aims to change that, by requiring drug companies to give...

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Statewide Campaign to Reduce Unnecessary C-Sections

Statewide Campaign to Reduce Unnecessary C-Sections

Photo: Thinkstock.

By Lynn Graebner

Women in California with low-risk deliveries having their first babies have between a 12 percent and 70 percent chance of delivering by cesarean section. But where they fall on that spectrum depends less on medical necessity than on where they deliver their baby.

“The big driver here is the huge variation...

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HealthyCal.org
Statewide Campaign to Reduce Unnecessary C-Sections

Jun 2, 2016
Statewide Campaign to Reduce Unnecessary C-Sections

Photo: Thinkstock.

By Lynn Graebner

Women in California with low-risk deliveries having their first babies have between a 12 percent and 70 percent chance of delivering by cesarean section. But where they fall on that spectrum depends less on medical necessity than on where they deliver their baby.

“The big driver here is the huge variation...

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HealthyCal.org
Statewide Campaign to Reduce Unnecessary C-Sections

Statewide Campaign to Reduce Unnecessary C-Sections

Photo: Thinkstock.

By Lynn Graebner

Women in California with low-risk deliveries having their first babies have between a 12 percent and 70 percent chance of delivering by cesarean section. But where they fall on that spectrum depends less on medical necessity than on where they deliver their baby.

“The big driver here is the huge variation...

Tags: | |

HealthyCal.org
Statewide Campaign to Reduce Unnecessary C-Sections

Statewide Campaign to Reduce Unnecessary C-Sections

Photo: Thinkstock.

By Lynn Graebner

Women in California with low-risk deliveries having their first babies have between a 12 percent and 70 percent chance of delivering by cesarean section. But where they fall on that spectrum depends less on medical necessity than on where they deliver their baby.

“The big driver here is the huge variation...

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