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Obamacare Supporters Protest At Issa's North County Office

Obamacare Supporters Protest At Issa's North County Office

Jan. 12
By Kenny Goldberg

Congressman Darrell Issa wants to repeal Obamacare. That's not a popular position among some of his constituents.

Four More Flu Deaths Reported, Bringing County Total To Nine

Four More Flu Deaths Reported, Bringing County Total To Nine

Jan. 11
By City News Service

Four new deaths in the San Diego area attributable to influenza-related complications were reported by county health officials Wednesday, bringing the "flu season" toll to nine.

California Sen. Feinstein Resting After Pacemaker Procedure

California Sen. Feinstein Resting After Pacemaker Procedure

Jan. 11
By Associated Press

Feinstein, 83, said in a statement Wednesday that the procedure went smoothly and was undertaken out of caution.

California Only State To Approve Higher Tobacco Taxes On Election Day

California Only State To Approve Higher Tobacco Taxes On Election Day

Jan. 11
By Kenny Goldberg

Four states had measures to raise tobacco taxes on the November ballot, but only California’s Proposition 56 prevailed.

How Tiny Microbes In Your Gut Affect Your Mood

How Tiny Microbes In Your Gut Affect Your Mood

Jan. 10
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

In his new book, “The Mind-Gut Connection”, Dr. Emeran Mayer explains how the brain and the gut communicate, and physical and mental health issues can crop up if that communication is disrupted.

12,000 UC Staffers Stage 1-Day Walk-Out

12,000 UC Staffers Stage 1-Day Walk-Out

Jan. 10
By City News Service

Around 12,000 University of California administrative, clerical and support staff in San Diego and throughout the state are scheduled to stage a one-day walkout on Tuesday.

Key Health Benefit For Women To Vanish If Obamacare Repealed

Key Health Benefit For Women To Vanish If Obamacare Repealed

Jan. 10
By Kenny Goldberg

Repealing the Affordable Care Act would mean the end for the requirement that health plans provide contraceptives at no cost.

Two Local Hospitals Fined For Lapses In Patient Care

Two Local Hospitals Fined For Lapses In Patient Care

Jan. 6
By City News Service

The California Department of Public Health fined the hospitals for lapses in care that resulted in the death of one patient and an unplanned hysterectomy for another.

Investigators Link Insurer Cyber Breach To Foreign Nation

Investigators Link Insurer Cyber Breach To Foreign Nation

Jan. 6
By Associated Press

A foreign government was likely behind a cyber breach of health insurance company Anthem Inc. that compromised more than 78 million consumers' records, investigators said Friday.

Medi-Cal Recipients Statewide Would Feel The Pain Of Obamacare Repeal

Medi-Cal Recipients Statewide Would Feel The Pain Of Obamacare Repeal

Jan. 6
By Kenny Goldberg

A proposed repeal of Obamacare would devastate the Medi-Cal program, and wouldn't just affect people in Democratic strongholds, according to the California Budget & Policy Center.