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March 22, 2010 | 3 comments

The passage of the health care reform bill has not mitigated the meaningless, hyperbolic assertions coming from those who oppose it. John Boehner practically called for an overthrow of the... more

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March 22, 2010 | 0 comments

Some physicians cater to the immigrant community out of public service or cultural affinity. Others, like Dr. Harrell Robinson, end up there because they ruined their own reputations with English-... more

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March 21, 2010 | 0 comments

Well, here we go! In a historic 219-212 vote late Sunday night, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a $914 billion health reform package extending health coverage to as many as 32 million... more

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March 21, 2010 | 1 comments

Andre Blackman's conception of public health casts a huge net. He thinks about environments and neighborhoods, data and medicine.... more

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March 19, 2010 | 0 comments

Even a doctor with dead patients in his past can find startup capital.

When Dr. Andrew Rutland was trying to set up shop in the old "Modern Woman's Clinic" building in Chula Vista, he... more

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March 17, 2010 | 1 comments

Valentine's Day should be a national holiday. Until it is, most of us have to work Feb. 14 every year and tango with our valentines at night.

Pity poor... more

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March 16, 2010 | 2 comments

Sorry, Jody Ranck. I’m giving up on NetVibes for right now and will stick to my Google and Yahoo readers... more

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March 15, 2010 | 0 comments

This weekend was the second session of the California Endowment Health Journalism Fellowship conferences in Los Angeles, and the event... more

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March 15, 2010 | 0 comments

Cash-only clinics in immigrant communities can be revolving doors. One shady provider gets shoved out, and another steps right in.

When Dr. Andrew Rutland was allowed to return to medicine... more

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March 14, 2010 | 0 comments

As the 2010 Census gets underway, journalists need a more sophisticated understanding of people over 65 to report on them accurately, says... more

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March 14, 2010 | 0 comments
SACRAMENTO — ViewFinder: A Crisis in Caring: California's School Nursing Shortage focuses on the critical shortage of school nurses in Northern California. This documentary airs on KVIE channel... more
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March 14, 2010 | 0 comments

Depending on who you ask, an "informavore" is either really smart and well-connected or overly wired and confused.

Jody Ranck is an informavore of the first kind. An independent... more



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