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CBS: A lot of people have switched to reusable water bottles to help save the environment, but a study that got a lot of play recently has people fearing their reusable water bottles could actually be a breeding grounds stuff that could make you more...
89.3 KPCC: Sen. Bernie Sanders publicly unveiled a new version of his single-payer healthcare bill. AirTalk dives into a full hour of analysis with economists and policy experts. Richard M. Scheffler, professor of health economics and public policy more...
Richmond Confidential: East Bay lawmakers are pushing a bill that could stop Sutter Health from shuttering its Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Berkeley. Senate Bill 687, by local state Sen. Nancy Skinner, would require the attorney general to more...
Business Insider: After a team of British researchers found bits of Zika virus lingering in the semen of men whose symptoms had cleared months before, they began to wonder: What other viruses hide out in unsuspecting parts of the body? The Centers more...
Inquirer: Health and education leaders across California have joined forces with business and labor leaders to create a blueprint for policymakers in dealing with workforce shortages in health care. "Ensuring adequate health care staffing is more...
FierceHealthcare: A new study by Professor James C. Robinson has found that reference pricing is associated with “significant” changes in drug selection and spending for patients covered by employer-based insurance. Read the article
Innovators Magazine: Researchers from UC Berkeley and UC Riverside have used CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing tech to alter the genome of the mosquitoes to neutralize their potency, a breakthrough that could lead to wiping out the diseases they transmit more...
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Researchers are finding evidence that suggests marriage equality contributes to improved health outcomes for LGBT people, according to an article published in the May issue of Health Affairs and authored by David Tuller, academic coordinator for the more...
Los Angeles Times: This opinion piece reacts to the Trump administration’s recent announcement that it won't ban chlorpyrifos, a common pesticide used on food, reversing efforts by the Obama administration to bar the chemical. The author more...
Studio City Patch: Despite studies showing female doctors have better patient outcomes, they make about $83,000 a year less than male doctors in California. "The things that surprised us were two things: First, the sheer magnitude of the gender gap more...

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