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    Covered California Braces For New Open Enrollment Period

    Thursday, October 16, 2014

    The new Open Enrollment period under the federal health care law starts in less than a month – and California’s health care exchange says it’s sending out renewal notices to its 1.1 million enrollees.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    State Preps For Potential Spread Of Ebola

    Wednesday, October 15, 2014

    California has no confirmed or suspected cases of Ebola yet. But the state’s Department of Public Health says that while the risk of the virus spreading in California is very low, it wouldn’t be surprising if a case arises eventually.

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Text messages from your doctor are just the start. Millennials are the next generation of doctors and they're not afraid to say "chillax" in a consultation or check Twitter to find medical research.


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A decision against subsidies would undermine the government-run insurance marketplaces that are backbone of the Affordable Care Act.


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Kickback allegations against its former editor prompted the Journal of Patient Safety to review his writings and adopt new rules for disclosing commercial conflicts of interest.


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