Health Care Reporter
October 17, 2016
(AP) - Five new officers will be hired to patrol the Golden Gate Bridge specifically to search for people looking to jump to their death.
October 17, 2016 | Ja'Nel Johnson
California has a shortage of doctors. The Latino Physicians Needs Assessment survey shows Latinos account for five percent of all doctors in the state. Whites make up over half of California's physicians.
October 13, 2016 | Ben Adler
Should rich Californians pay higher state income taxes to fund schools, health care and other programs? Voters said yes four years ago. Now, with the budget healthier, the question is whether to extend taxes that supporters vowed would be temporary.
October 8, 2016
Proposition 61 tries to reduce prescription drug costs by tying what state pays to what the VA Department pays.
October 7, 2016 | Ja'Nel Johnson
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will fund a year-long study at UC Davis for researchers to test out ways to reduce unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions and preserve the effectiveness of the medication.
October 3, 2016
Proposition 52 makes permanent a fee paid by private hospitals that helps the state obtain Medi-Cal funds.
October 3, 2016 | Ja'Nel Johnson
UC Davis researchers say the health benefits of breastfeeding have long been known, but a new study shows it can also prevent death and disease for both the mother and child.
September 29, 2016 | Julia Mitric
At a UC Davis food lab home cooks learn "Do-It-Yourself" preservation skills using the bounty of local tomatoes.
September 27, 2016 | Ja'Nel Johnson
Most people who have used an aid in dying drug in other states have been white and highly educated. Will California follow the same trend even with the state’s diverse demographics?