Stories by Kenny
Smoking bans do more than protect people against secondhand smoke - new research from UC San Diego finds they actually influence smokers to try to quit.
The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine has given UC San Diego yet another multimillion-dollar grant for stem cell research.
Dental care is a luxury many San Diegans can't afford. But this weekend people can get it for free.
Even though small businesses aren't required by the Affordable Care Act to provide health insurance, they are being encouraged to enroll their employees in Covered California.
Contrary to popular belief, the vast majority of individual policyholders nationwide won't be left out in the cold due to Obamacare, says consumer group.
A San Diego State biologist has won an $8.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue his cutting-edge research into heart health.
Cancellation notices have gone out to nearly 900,000 Californians with individual health plans, even though there's no state law that requires it.
The largest source of added sugar in teens' diets is sugary drinks, and California teens are drinking more of them.
If you haven't already signed up for health insurance on Covered California, don't worry. Consumers have until Feb. 15 to enroll in a plan.
While many states are restricting access to abortions, California will soon do just the opposite.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill that will allow nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives and physician assistants to perform a type of early abortion.
Scripps HealthCare isn't immersing itself fully in Covered California, the state's online insurance exchange.
San Diego's mental health treatment capacity will expand, thanks to a renovation of the area's oldest behavioral health facility.
Need a tetanus shot or birth control? You may be able to get both from a pharmacist beginning next year without going to a doctor first.
Patients hoping to score prescription painkillers from San Diego and Imperial County hospital emergency departments need to think again.
Low-income Californians will get the biggest break on health insurance under Obamacare but millions of middle-class people won't have to pay retail, either.
A consumer lawsuit accuses Anthem Blue Cross of bait-and-switch tactics.