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Monday, September 30, 2013 - 4:28pm
Mary Belardo drives down the half-mile dirt road to her home. Her house – built by All Mission Indian Housing Authority – sits on a nearly 40 acre allotment on the Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indian Reservation in Thermal, Calif.
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Monday, September 30, 2013 - 8:31am
As the nation prepares for the Affordable Care Act, some undocumented parents have found themselves in an immigration and health care bind: how do they enroll their child in a health care exchange without disclosing their immigration status?
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September 30, 2013 | 0 comments
Monday, September 30, 2013 - 5:00am
Last week, I shared the first part of my interview with writer and entrepreneur Greer Wylder, the executive producer on an upcoming film, The Human Trial: The Quest to Cure Diabetes. In the second part, Wylder discusses the misunderstandings about diabetes and how she tries to correct them.
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Saturday, September 28, 2013 - 7:38am
Commercially produced US meat contains many controversial ingredients. The chemicals, hormones and additives stem from Big Meat's desire to grow animals faster, squeeze them into smaller living spaces and keep products on store shelves longer.
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September 28, 2013 | 0 comments
Friday, September 27, 2013 - 6:00am
Greer Wylder founded Greer’s OC, which began as a daily tip sheet for foodies and fashion hunters looking to stay ahead of the what’s current in the ever changing world of Southern California retail. Now she's using that platform to reach new audiences with her other passion: curing type 1 diabetes.
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September 27, 2013 | 0 comments
Friday, September 27, 2013 - 5:00am
While government officials say signing up for health insurance will be like buying an airline ticket online, it won’t be. Clicking your way to Paris is a lot easier and much more fun than understanding coinsurance from Blue Cross.
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September 27, 2013 | 0 comments
Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 9:00am
Many people choose to eat a low carbohydrate diet. For most diabetics it becomes a necessary lifestyle change.
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September 26, 2013 | 0 comments
Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 6:00am
If you decided to travel for your cancer treatment, there are resources that can help lighten the financial load.
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September 26, 2013 | 0 comments
Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 1:24am
In addition to a new crop of editor and reporter listings across the country, we feature an opportunity for The California Health Journalism Fellowship. Also, check out the variety of other fellowships.
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September 26, 2013 | 0 comments
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 4:42pm
Dr. Jeffrey Brenner, who works in one of the poorest, most violent places in America, has developed a system that's tackling two of health care's most intrinsic problems: cost and quality of care. Watch a webcast where he discusses his model for care.
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September 25, 2013 | 0 comments
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 4:14pm
A retired doctor wonders why Dominican Hospital in Santa Cruz is sponsoring a visit by a private company that does screening tests that US experts do not recommend for the general population.
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September 25, 2013 | 0 comments
Monday, September 23, 2013 - 5:00am
What is the latest science telling us about the potential health consequences of breathing contaminated air?
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September 23, 2013 | 0 comments
Friday, September 20, 2013 - 5:00am
The average man or woman on the street who needs insurance doesn’t care one whit what policy wonks and partisan bloggers have to say about premium costs. They will decide to buy or not buy based on their pocketbooks, a point overlooked in the media rush to report the spin.
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September 20, 2013 | 0 comments
Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 7:00am
Reporters interested in exploring topics requiring in-depth investigative elements should check out the latest fellowships. Also listed are opportunities at Kaiser Health News and Modern Healthcare.
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September 19, 2013 | 0 comments
Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 6:00am
For my fellowship project, I set out to answer as many possible questions and scenarios that might happen when the Affordable Care Act rolls out, in the hope of preventing some confusion later on.
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September 19, 2013 | 0 comments

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