June 22, 2016
Older siblings may be annoying know-it-alls, but research suggests they may also help younger siblings build up stronger immune systems. And that may help reduce the risk of asthma and allergies.
June 20, 2016 | Ja'Nel Johnson
The California Department of Managed Care has given its approval to the proposed Aetna/Humana merger.
June 17, 2016 | Ja'Nel Johnson
A new study says California county departments of public health have a better return on investment compared to some other medical care.
June 11, 2016
It's now legal for doctors to prescribe lethal medications to terminally ill patients who want them. But many doctors say they feel queasy about it. Lonny Shavelson wants to help them with that.
June 10, 2016
(AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown has approved a path to open the state's health care exchange to people who cannot prove they are legally in the country.
June 10, 2016 | Ja'Nel Johnson
Many Californians favor the Affordable Care Act, but many wouldn't say it has improved their health care, according to a new poll.
June 9, 2016 | Ja'Nel Johnson
Californians must now be 21 or older to buy tobacco products.
June 8, 2016 | Ja'Nel Johnson
Beginning June 9, terminally ill patients in California will be able to request an end of life drug from their doctor.
June 8, 2016 | Steve Milne
Mosquito control crews have begun driving through parts of Sacramento with truck-mounted fogging machines to help stop the spread of West Nile Virus. The treatments were prompted by an uptick in dead birds and infected mosquitoes.