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With no licensing or certification, anyone can practice in-home elder care in California—and in wealthy Marin, opportunity for fraud abounds.

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In wealthy Marin, opposition to low-income housing is high—and so are the numbers of the county's poor, aged and disabled who need it most

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In the state's wealthiest county, an aging community struggles to get around—and get by.

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In his eye-opening new book, Dr. Otis Brawley takes aim at doctors who prescribe too much, drug companies who promise too much, and the system that rewards them both with hefty incomes and sales.

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What's an 87-year-old doctor to do when he's banned from performing surgery but still allowed to practice medicine? Prescribe medical marijuana in a dubious clinic.

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An aging doctor has been ordered to pay part of a $6.2 million judgment for negligence in performing two abortions. Why is he still practicing?

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Why health journalists should dive deep into campaign finance data to scrutinize the health insurance-related votes of their legislators.

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Three years ago, when West Virginia was leading the nation in diabetes, the American Diabetes Association shut down its West Virginia office.

Now, officials have decided to bring the organization back to West Virginia.
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In a controversial JAMA essay, Dr. Paul Offit says taxpayers are spending millions on federal research into misguided alternative medicine treatments. Why are we still doing it?

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Bird flu research, Medicare fraud, coal trains and more from our Daily Briefing.

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