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January 25, 2016
(AP) - A federal report says three out of four children did not receive all required dental services, such as regular checkups and fluoride treatments, in Medicaid programs in four states, including California.
January 22, 2016
Are kids more at risk of becoming obese because of their race or their economic status? A group of researchers at the University of Michigan tried to tease out an answer.
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.
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.
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
December 8, 2015 | Katie Orr
Thousands of new customers have signed up during the first month of open 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.
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.
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.