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April 26, 2022

The End of Roe v. Wade Doesn’t Mean the End of Legal Abortions

While it’s horrifying that the Supreme Court seems likely to either completely overturn Roe v. Wade or severely limit its scope, such a decision doesn’t make […]
April 19, 2022

A plant-based diet is the best way to avoid heart disease

A report published in the Cardiovascular Research medical journal makes a convincing case that the best way to avoid heart disease is to avoid excess sodium, […]
April 19, 2022

Doctors and Hospitals Are Radically Over-Charging for Drugs

The prices that hospitals charge patients and their insurance companies for cancer drugs are often at least double what the hospital paid to acquire the drugs, […]
April 19, 2022

Some Doctors Say Prostate Cancer Is Over-Diagnosed

Some doctors are urging the medical community to stop using the word “cancer” to describe the lowest-grade form of the disease, which is common in men […]
April 11, 2022

Telehealth Gaining Popularity Among Californians

More Californians are receiving care via telehealth than last year, according to an annual survey of healthcare trends by the California Health Care Foundation.  More than […]
April 5, 2022

Finally, A Fix for Covered California’s “Family Glitch”

The Biden Administration is finally going to fix the “family glitch” in the Obamacare subsidy system. Biden doesn’t need Congressional approval – it’s a regulatory process […]