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Stories related to: health care

Insight With Beth Ruyak

How Will The American Health Care Act Affect Home Health Care Workers?

May 17, 2017

The American Health Care Act would drastically reshape how Medicaid is funded, which could leave California’s most disadvantaged in a difficult spot. Paul Tullis with Capitol & Main further delves into this topic with retired nurse Bonnie Kerlew.

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Health Care

Study Finds Republican Health Proposals Would Increase Premiums

April 27, 2017 | Sally Schilling

A Covered California analysis finds some Republican health policies could dramatically increase premiums.

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Health Care

Survey: California School Kids Safer, Depression Risk ‘High’

July 18, 2016 | Ed Joyce

Drug and alcohol use dropped among students in California and school safety increased, according to the results of a statewide survey. But the report shows two indicators of depression risk are "at disturbingly high levels."

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Environment

Study: California Agency Fails To Regulate Pesticide Mixtures

February 18, 2016 | Amy Quinton

A new UCLA report says the California Department of Pesticide Regulation fails to regulate pesticide mixtures adequately.

State Government

California Assembly Passes End-Of-Life Bill

September 9, 2015 | Chris Nichols | Ben Adler

Following more than two hours of impassioned debate, the state Assembly on Wednesday passed legislation that would allow terminally ill Californians to take prescription drugs to end their lives.

Katie Orr, Capital Public Radio

Undocumented Immigration In California

Undocumented Health Care Bill Moves Forward

May 28, 2015 | Katie Orr

A bill that would make health care available to undocumented immigrants in California advanced in the state legislature today. But it’s been scaled back from previous versions.

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