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New Covered California Sign-Ups Plummet

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). [UPDATED at 3:35 p.m. ET] The number of new enrollees in Covered California health plans plunged by nearly a quarter this year, largely because of the elimination of the federal tax penalty for people without insurance, officials announced Wednesday. The decrease was steeper than… Read More »

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California doctor fighting for license after giving cannabis to boy, 4

California doctor fighting for his license after giving cannabis cookies to boy, 4, who he diagnosed as bipolar in less than 30 minutes Dr William Eidelman, a naturopath in Los Angeles, had his license revoked on January 4; he is appealing He was reprimanded after diagnosing the child with both ADHD and bipolar disorder in… Read More »

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New California governor tackles drug prices in first act

(Reuters) – Hours into his new job, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order on Monday that could dramatically reshape the way prescription drugs are paid for and acquired in the most populous U.S. state. FILE PHOTO: Democratic gubernatorial frontrunner Gavin Newsom speaks to the media before getting on his bus as he campaigns… Read More »

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