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Over 728K Residents Signed Up So Far For Health Coverage Through Covered California

Federal data show that California’s health exchange is more than halfway toward meetings its goal of 1.3 million people signing up for individual insurance policies by the March 31 enrollment deadline.

02/12/2014

13-year-old Jahi McMath went in for tonsil surgery December 9th. (CBS Sacramento)

Family Finds Facility To Take ‘Brain-Dead’ Girl

Second nursing home offers to take Jahi McMath after the first one backed out.

12/27/2013

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Tips For Using Social Media To Score A Sacramento Job

Step one to landing a great job? Update all online profiles.

02/25/2013

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Profile: A Nurse In Sacramento & Her Education

Registered Nurse Amy Delacruz discusses trust between medical staff at UCD Medical Center.

02/18/2013

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Sacramento: A Health Care Hub Ideal For Aspiring Nurses

California’s capital city is a hub for innovative and state-of-the-art health care.

02/04/2013

An urgent care clinic was robbed in Sacramento County Wednesday night. (credit: CBS)

Armed Men Rob Urgent Care Clinic In Sacramento

The search is on this morning for the suspects involved in a violent robbery.

01/31/2013

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Tonight At 10: Call Kurtis Exposes Spa Dangers

Could this happen to you? Tonight at 10, Call Kurtis investigates spa mistakes.

10/25/2012

Camping Out

Thousands Camping Out For Free Medical Treatment At Cal Expo Clinic

Hundreds of people are about to get free health care. When you consider the skyrocketing cost of medical care today, it’s a deal some families can’t refuse.

03/29/2012

Customers line up for free cannabis in Orangevale. (credit: CBS)

Free Pot Event Draws A Crowd At Orangevale Clinic

A local medical marijuana dispensary has been dealing with long lines all afternoon. On Friday, the dispensary in Orangevale handed out marijuana for free.

12/16/2011

Feds Revise Medical Rules For Transgender Inmates

Transgender inmates who did not begin treatment prior to entering federal custody can now receive sex hormones specialized mental health counseling and possibly gender reassignment surgery while serving their sentences.

10/03/2011

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.

08/09/2011

Strokes Are Rising Fast Among Young, Middle-Aged

Strokes are rising dramatically among young and middle-aged Americans while dropping in older people, a sign that the obesity epidemic may be starting to shift the age burden of the disease.

02/10/2011

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