Stories by Kenny Goldberg
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.
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.