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Health Care

Nurses Rally For Workplace Violence Prevention Rules

December 17, 2015 | Katie Orr

Healthcare workers face a high risk of violence on the job. Nurses from around California today testified in support of proposed new rules meant to prevent workplace violence.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

News Network: Dental Patient Deaths

December 15, 2015

According to a first-of-its-kind estimate by The Dallas Morning News, roughly 1,000 U.S. dental patients have died since 2010. Insight speaks with the author of the seven-part series about his findings.

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State Government

Developmentally Disabled, Supporters Rally For Funding

December 10, 2015 | Katie Orr

The developmentally disabled and their supporters are again calling on California lawmakers to increase funding for programs that makes their lives easier

Health Care

Covered California Enrollment Deadline Approaching

December 8, 2015 | Katie Orr

Thousands of new customers have signed up during the first month of open enrollment.

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Health Care

LAO Finds Rapid Medi-Cal Enrollment

November 23, 2015 | Katie Orr

Nearly a third of California’s population receives Medi-Cal benefits and a recent report on California’s fiscal outlook found rapid enrollment among some population groups.

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Health Care

Kids With Dyslexia To Get More Educational Support

November 19, 2015 | Katie Orr

Dyslexia is a common learning disability. About 20 percent of Americans are estimated to be living with it. Yet it can be difficult for kids with dyslexia to get the right kind of educational services. A new law in California seeks to make it easier.

Health Care

Abortion Opponents Seek To Block Notification Law

November 17, 2015 | Katie Orr

A judge will hear arguments tomorrow about whether to block a California law requiring anti-abortion clinics to inform clients about free or low-cost abortions.

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