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Insight With Beth Ruyak

23andMe Research Aims To Advance Medical Treatment

November 14, 2017 | Chris Remington

The research director for 23andMe explains what medical breakthroughs might be on the horizon.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Dr. Bennet Omalu On Concussions In Sports

October 17, 2017 | Chris Remington

Dr. Bennet Omalu returns to Insight to share his new memoir on discovering the effects of concussions in athletes who compete in contact sports.

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Health Care

What's In Your McMuffin? New Study Looks at Fast Food and Antibiotics

September 28, 2017 | Sammy Caiola

There's a big public health push to stop pumping livestock with antibiotics. A new report looks at which fast food chains are being choosy about their meat.

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Health Care

Single Payer Vs Universal Health Care: What's The Difference?

August 28, 2017 | Sammy Caiola

From single payer to universal coverage, California looks for a way to cover the uninsured.

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Health Care

Battle Over Pesticide Pits Demand For Proof Against Precautions For Health

August 14, 2017 | Ali Budner

A recently-introduced bill would ban one of the nation’s most widely-used pesticides, chlorpyrifos. The Obama Administration moved to ban it in 2015, over health concerns, but this year the Trump Administration reversed that decision.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Emily Bazar Explains Big Changes Coming To Covered California

August 3, 2017 | Chris Remington

Participants in the state’s healthcare exchange will see premium increases next year and a potential surcharge because of lost federal subsidies. Emily Bazar has been following Covered California closely, she joins Insight to explain.

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Health Care

Covered California Premiums To Rise 12.5 Percent In 2018

August 1, 2017 | Julia Mitric

Californians enrolled in Covered California will see premiums rise by an average of 12.5 percent next year. And Anthem Blue Cross of California is withdrawing from most regions of the state.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

News Network: CALmatters Journalist Laurel Rosenhall On Legalized Injection Centers For Addicts

August 1, 2017 | Chris Remington

CALmatters journalist Laurel Rosenhall shares her latest story on how legalized injection centers could open soon in several California communities if Assembly Bill 186 passes the California Legislature.

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