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UC Health Center Doctors Walking Off The Job Tuesday

The doctors, all employees of the University’s student health centers, walked off the job in protest of so-called unfair labor practices by UC during their yearlong bargaining for a first contract.


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Calif. Regulators Investigating Whether Medical Insurers Misled Consumers About Doctors

California regulators are investigating whether two giant medical insurers misled consumers about which doctors they covered under federal health care reform packages.


Can My Health Insurance Cover My Children?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.


Can My Health Insurance Cover My Spouse?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.


How Does My Health Insurance Work At The Hospital?

The Affordable Care Act requires that all health insurance policies cover 10 essential benefits, including emergency treatment.


How Do I Use My Health Insurance When I Visit A Doctor?

To maximize the benefits of your insurance policy, you will likely need to choose a doctor from within your health plan’s network.


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Opinion: A Doctor’s Opinion Of Obamacare

Good, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.


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Study: Women MDs Paid Less, Even At Same Jobs

A new study says women physician-scientists are paid much less than their male counterparts. The salary difference over a career could pay for a college education, a spacious house, or even a retirement nest egg.


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Lodi Doctor Accused Of Getting High While Treating Patients

A Lodi doctor is accused of getting high and watching porn while treating patients.


Consumer Group Asks Gov. Brown To Fix Doctor Discipline

A nonprofit consumer group is asking Gov. Jerry Brown to speed up California’s process to discipline physicians who have a history of providing poor care.


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Over 1,000 People Get Free Medical Attention At Cal Expo

The doors are closed at a traveling free health clinic in Sacramento, but right now the long line is still there.


Faces of Tomorrow

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