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A new report provides detailed information on infection rates in California hospitals.
San Diego County officials say their free prescription drug discount program has been a big hit.
Eight years after North County voters approved its funding, the new Palomar Hospital in Escondido is scheduled to open for business in mid-August.
Doctors at Scripps Health say recent federal recommendations against using the PSA test to screen for prostate cancer are misleading and potentially dangerous.
San Diego's Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women has been selected to participate in a national program designed to increase breastfeeding rates.
Maternity coverage is now the law in California.
A measure that would have allowed state regulators to reject increases in health insurance premiums has fallen just short of qualifying for the November ballot.
Projected savings from eliminating the Healthy Families program might not pencil out.
San Diego's Project Concern International has won a federal grant to expand a program that targets maternal health in the South Bay.
More than two weeks after Election Day, Proposition 29 remains too close to call.
As a part of a nationwide effort to expand mental health services to veterans, San Diego's VA Medical Center will hire more staff.
A bill approved by the State Senate would allow dying inmates in county jails to get compassionate release.
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has made a ruling that lays out what insurers must cover under the mental health parity law.
A new survey from the California HealthCare Foundation shows Medi-Cal enrollees generally like the program, but have problems seeing specialists.
State officials are once again pushing the idea of charging people on Medi-Cal co-pays.
A bill in the state senate would reduce the penalty for simple drug possession from a felony to a misdemeanor.
A state measure that would require health insurers to get prior approval for rate increases may be on the November ballot.
San Diego is one of 40 cities nationwide taking part in a groundbreaking study of children's health.
A new survey finds when it comes to providing answers to consumers, California health agencies do a good job.
A bill aimed at increasing access to abortion in California has been shelved for the year.
A bill that could increase the number of abortion providers in California gets its first hearing in the state legislature.
A new UC San Diego study will test the viability of using an anti-HIV drug to prevent people at high risk from becoming infected.
Chronic pain sufferers could get doctor-prescribed medicines sooner under a bill in the California Legislature.
The majority of Californians who work as caregivers for Medi-Cal patients live in poverty or close to it. A new report from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research reveals some disturbing figures.
A new program will try to boost physical activity through written prescriptions for walking.
Aspiring global health researchers can spend up to a year abroad, thanks to a new grant from the National Institutes of Health.
Once threatened with a total cutoff of state funds, programs that provide skilled day-care services for fragile seniors and disabled adults are still alive.
A new research project will explore whether early language comprehension leads to literacy.