Stories by Kenny Goldberg
Nearly one out of four California dentists is reaching retirement age, according to a new report from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.
A bill requiring employers to offer workers at least three paid sick days a year has cleared its first legislative hurdle.
The nation’s largest study of Latino health reveals most Hispanics have a high profile for heart disease.
A 71-year-old San Diego man has become the first in the nation to receive the world’s smallest implantable heart monitor.
Upset over their latest contract offer, more than 21,000 non-faculty union workers at University of California campuses are threatening to go out on strike next week.
One of the leading causes of death among children worldwide is creeping back into California. Fifteen Californians have come down with measles so far this year.
After much criticism, Covered California says it’s beefing up staff at its call centers to try to reduce wait times for consumers.
The death toll from the flu continues to rise in California. Statewide so far this season, at least 202 people have died from the virus.
One in four California employers say they reduced health benefits last year and asked workers to pay more for them.
With flu cases on the rise, San Diego’s five Scripps hospitals are putting new restrictions on visitors.
New research from UC San Diego finds there’s no safe combination of drinking and driving.
With less than three months to go in this year's open-enrollment for Covered California, exchange officials are trying to boost signups among young people.
California doctors are praising Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed budget, which eliminates a retroactive Medi-Cal pay cut, but many say they still can’t afford to treat Medi-Cal patients.
Consumer Reports is releasing new ratings of medical groups in California that are based on patients’ experiences.
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.