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Insight With Beth Ruyak

UC Davis Children’s Hospital Launches ‘2 Peds In A Pod’

December 5, 2018

Dr. Dean Blumberg and Dr. Lena Rothstein from UC Davis Children’s Hospital discuss their new podcast about pediatric health questions pitched by listeners.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

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A New Wave Of Kids Is Coming Out As Transgender — And Doctors Are Trying To Keep Up

December 5, 2018 | Sammy Caiola

Experts say waiting a long time for care can be unhealthy for kids with ‘gender dysphoria.’ It’s an official medical condition, and patients must be diagnosed with it to be covered for treatment.

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All I Want For Christmas Is To...Not Hear Christmas Music

November 30, 2018 | Sammy Caiola

More than half of Americans like holiday music in stores, but experts say it can be irritating and stressful for many, especially when it comes too early.

Bert Johnson / Capital Public Radio

Insight With Beth Ruyak

University Of The Pacific Helps Medicare Users Save On Drug Costs

November 28, 2018

The University of the Pacific has held clinics to help Medicare beneficiaries save on prescription drug costs for the last 11 years. Open enrollment for Medicare ends on Dec. 7.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

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Sacramento Chef Launches Movement To Help Buck Stigma Around Mental Health In Kitchens And Bars

November 27, 2018 | Sammy Caiola

Chef Patrick Mulvaney lost a longtime friend who suffered from mental health issues in May. A month later, celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain took his own life. He felt compelled to act.

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With Federal Public Charge Rule Pending, California Braces For Possible Medi-Cal Exodus

November 26, 2018 | Sammy Caiola

California hospitals could see a financial hit if patients from undocumented families leave their Medi-Cal plans due to deportation fears from a draft Trump administration rule.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Unhealthy Air Quality Lingers In Sacramento Valley

November 20, 2018

Lori Kobza with the Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District Air Quality Management District recaps several days of unhealthy air quality.

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