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Cost Deters Many Uninsured Californians

Apr 19, 2016

By Hannah Guzik 

The perceived steep cost of health insurance deterred nearly half of Californians who went without coverage in 2014, a new study reports.

Roughly two-thirds of the state’s uninsured in 2014 were actually eligible for coverage, but many did not enroll because they believed it would cost too much, according to researchers from...

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Feds Give Public Hospitals Financial Incentives to Care for the Uninsured

Apr 18, 2016
Feds Give Public Hospitals Financial Incentives to Care for the Uninsured

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By Lynn Graebner

Eva, an undocumented immigrant and single mother in Bakersfield who harvests grapes to support her three children, suffered from daily hemorrhaging for eight months after delivering her third child. A physician at a federally-funded community clinic sent her to the hospital to get a biopsy for a uterine growth.

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Help wanted: Coach with strong punch needed for Sacramento Kings

Apr 18, 2016

How about Mike Tyson as the next coach of the Sacramento Kings? Sure, he’s turning 50 this year, but the former heavyweight boxing champ could still knock some sense into DeMarcus Cousins’ thick head or scare the 6-foot-11 star into … Continue reading

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Evidence-Based Medicine Should Consider All The Evidence

Evidence-Based Medicine Should Consider All The Evidence

By Eric Nelson


While researching her New York Times bestselling book “The Gratitude Diaries,” author Janice Kaplan came up with what she described during a recent talk in San Francisco as her “big plan” for maintaining an attitude of gratitude as a way to get rid of her next migraine headache.
 
“Well,...

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For employers, investment in caregiving pay for themselves

Apr 17, 2016

by Matt Perry

The “Sandwich Generation” has it tough. Not only are these Baby Boom parents raising kids, they’re also caring for aging relatives who demand more of their time: dressing, feeding or transporting them to doctor’s appointments.

All of this while trying to work in an office – often full-time.

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Kings are closing season with a loss of integrity

Apr 13, 2016

Baseball star Pete Rose has been banned from major league baseball for life for betting on games. His gambling activity was viewed as a threat to the integrity of the game, right up there with the infamous 1919 Black Sox … Continue reading

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Kings are closing season with a loss of integrity

Apr 13, 2016

Baseball star Pete Rose has been banned from major league baseball for life for betting on games. His gambling activity was viewed as a threat to the integrity of the game, right up there with the infamous 1919 Black Sox … Continue reading

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Do Central Valley Hospitals Earn Their Nonprofit Tax Breaks?

Apr 11, 2016

By Hannah Guzik

Major Central Valley hospitals don’t report enough data to determine whether they earn the extensive tax breaks they get for operating as nonprofits, according to a study released Monday.

“These hospitals get a whopping tax break because they’re supposed to benefit the community as not-for-profits, but the data they report is so...

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Exposure to Trauma & Chronic Adversity Can Be Life-Threatening for Our Children

Apr 11, 2016

By Alex M. Johnson

California is facing a public health crisis – children’s exposure to trauma and chronic adversity.

A growing body of research shows that exposure to trauma harms children’s developing brains so much that the effects show up decades later in the form of poor health and the perpetuation of violence and poverty.

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UC Davis, TV maker look shabby in public relations

Apr 11, 2016

The University of California, Davis, and Supersonic Electronics in Commerce, Ca., have one thing in common: poor handling of defective products. At UCD, Chancellor Linda Katehi has blemished the university’s image by her acceptance of lucrative and controversial outside board … Continue reading

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