Health Care

Dog bites a San Diego infant to death: police

Dog bites a San Diego infant to death: police

A dog lying in bed with a couple and their 3-day-old boy bit the infant to death on Friday, a spokesperson for San Diego Police Department confirmed.

Undocumented kids to get Medi-Cal benefits

Undocumented kids to get Medi-Cal benefits

California’s low-income undocumented children will likely be able to reap Medi-Cal benefits from next month, when the state’s health exchange will expand further to provide them with health care.

California needs to do more to cut air pollution

California needs to do more to cut air pollution

California is making tremendous progress in improving air quality but many of its cities are among the United States’ dirtiest in terms of air pollution, a new report by the American Lung Associati

Calif. woman celebrates 70 years working for same health facility

Calif. woman celebrates 70 years working for same health facility

Setting a new example of a loyal employee, 90-year-old Elena Griffing has just celebrated her 70th year working for the same hospital in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Calif. women can now obtain birth control pills without doctor’s prescription

Calif. women can now obtain birth control pills without doctor’s prescription

California officials announced on Friday that girls and women can pick up birth control pills at their neighborhood pharmacies without a prescription from a doctor.

Federal regulators find security flaws in 3 states’ health insurance websites

Federal regulators find security flaws in 3 states’ health insurance websites

California and some other states' health insurance websites have several security flaws that could allow hackers to steal consumers' sensitive personal information, an examination by federal invest

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