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Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:42:00 -0400New workplace health rules in California would go beyond existing safety standards by requiring private health care facilities to develop specific plans to mitigate risks of violence against workers.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:47:00 -0400The average price for health insurance policies under the Affordable Care Act will rise by 22 percent next year, though the costs to individual consumers will still vary. A California woman reacts to the new prices and considers her options.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:31:00 -0400The Auvi-Q epinephrine injector was pulled from the market in 2015 because of quality concerns. Now, the drug's maker says the problems have been solved and Auvi-Q will be available again in 2017.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 05:06:00 -0400Health care has not been a major issue in this year's campaign. But both the major candidates have plans for how to deal with Obamacare. As part of our What's The Issue series, we look at the details.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 04:35:00 -0400The most common challenge parents face when looking for child care is the high cost. At an average cost of $10,000 a year, infant child care rivals a year's tuition at a state college or university.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:17:00 -0400Fifty patients with Lou Gehrig's disease have volunteered for a study of a dietary supplement as an experimental treatment. Even a failure could help by eliminating a dead end from consideration.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:14:00 -0400Neuroscientist Cori Bargmann is leading the new Chan Zuckerberg Initiative's $3 billion effort to cure or prevent "all diseases" by the end of this century. She talks about that daunting task.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:29:00 -0400Donald Trump says steep premium increases on government-run insurance exchanges are a sign that Obamacare is "blowing up." But he overstated the impact on his own golf course employees.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 05:05:00 -0400The new rates for the Affordable Care Act were released, and they show an average 22 percent increase. Analysts say how people react to the price hikes will determine if the law succeeds.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:01:00 -0400The White House released information Monday about rates and offerings for the 2017 Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:01:00 -0400The premiums on benchmark plans are increasing by an average of 22 percent in 2017, the government says, but more than 70 percent of people can get one for less than $75 a month after subsidies.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 04:37:00 -0400People with serious disabilities and their caregivers often struggle to find dentists who have the ability and desire to take care of their teeth. Cost is another issue.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:09:43 -0400Neuroscientist Jeff Iliff talks about his research, which explores how the brain naturally flushes out toxins during sleep.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:09:43 -0400When Dr. Rishi Manchanda worked in a clinic in South Central Los Angeles, he saw that patients were getting sick because of toxic living conditions — so he tried a unique treatment approach.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:09:43 -0400Ocean advocate Emily Penn has seen first hand how much plastic ends up in the oceans. She explains how the toxins from plastic makes their way into our food chain and how we might be able to stop it.