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California Becomes Latest State To Try Capping Health Care …

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Enrollment Is Open For ACA Health Plans. Here's What's To Know …

WEBOpen enrollment starts Wednesday for the ACA's federal and state exchanges. Consumers can go online, call, or seek help from a broker or other assister …

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What You Should Know About LA's New Unarmed Teams …

WEBLos Angeles County Department of Mental Health’s 24/7 Help Line (Spanish available): 800-854-7771. East Los Angeles Women’s Center 24/7 crisis hotline …

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CA's Medicaid Experiment

WEBTopline: Gov. Gavin Newsom is spearheading an ambitious $12 billion experiment to transform Medi-Cal into both a health insurer and a social services …

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‘Everything Went Wrong’: LA Family Called County Clinicians

WEBYong Yang, 40, was fatally shot May 2 by an LAPD officer in his family’s home after his parents made a call to the county Department of Mental Health asking for …

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CARE Court Update

WEBLA County: L.A. County launched its CARE Court on Dec. 1. The county Department of Mental Health reported that a total of 28 petitions were filed that month. …

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California Expands Medi-Cal Coverage To All Undocumented And …

WEBOne group of undocumented people still remain uninsured — those who make more than the Medi-Cal eligibility limit. For a single person, the threshold lies at …

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Here's Where Uninsured Angelenos Can Get Free COVID Shots

WEBLong Beach residents can request in-home vaccination here or call the COVID-19 info line: (562) 570-4636. Pasadena residents can call the Pasadena Public …

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What To Know About California's 'Lockdown' Of Seniors And The …

WEBCalifornia is getting grayer. Newsom said his self-isolation guidance would apply to the approximate 5.3 million seniors age 65 or older who live in the state. …

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LA’s High Housing Costs Hurt Health LAist

WEBTopline: Over half of Los Angeles County households spend more than 30% of their income on housing, making it difficult to afford health care and nutritious food. …

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Scientists Can Tell How Fast You're Aging. Now, The Trick Is To …

WEBTurns out, I need to build more lean muscle mass, which is pretty common as we age — especially for women. With muscle mass, if you don't use it, you lose it. …

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In Good Health: What migraines mean for the women who suffer …

WEBA migraine is the third most common illness in the world, affecting over 1 billion people. That’s according to the American Migraine Foundation. Women are especially …

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Heat Rules And Schools

WEBProposed rules to protect California workers from extreme heat would extend to schoolchildren, requiring school districts to find ways to keep classrooms cool. Why it …

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California Issues Emergency Rule To Address Silicosis Epidemic

WEBA year after Public Health Watch, LAist and Univision revealed a cluster of the deadly lung disease silicosis among fabricators of artificial-stone countertops in the …

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California Is Expanding Insurance Access For Teenagers Seeking …

WEBKFF is an endowed nonprofit organization providing information on health issues to the nation. In October of last year, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a new law …

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California Launches Ambitious Effort To Transform Medi-Cal To

WEBRoughly 108,000 Medi-Cal patients were enrolled in county pilots and 15,000 in managed care pilots during a two-year period, according to an early analysis …

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Confused By All Of The Mental Health Crisis Response Options

WEBCity of L.A.: Crisis and Incident Response through Community-led Engagement (CIRCLE) The CIRCLE program, run by nonprofit Urban Alchemy, involves …

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Biden Administration Advances Plan To Remove Medical Debt …

WEBIn recent months, a growing number of states, led by Colorado and New York, have enacted legislation prohibiting medical debt from being included on residents’ …

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'Things Have Gotten Ugly': Pandemic Pushback Drives Health

WEBWisconsin state health director Jeanne Ayers was asked to resign in early May, at a time when COVID-19 cases in the state had surpassed 10,000, and top …

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Measure HLA: Who's Backing The 'Health Streets LA' Measure On …

WEBM easure HLA, also referred to as Healthy Streets L.A., asks voters in the City of Los Angeles to require the city to — over time — redesign streets to be safer for …

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Don’t Serve That Shellfish: Oysters And Clams Could Be …

WEBPeople in California and seven other states are being warned to avoid eating oysters, bay clams, and certain shellfish harvested from Oregon and Washington over …

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LA Public Library's Summer Reading Returns (With A New Tote …

WEBTake a tote to go. Pressley was also hoping to secure the coveted commemorative summer reading tote bag. The Los Angeles Public Library doubled its …

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