Kaiser Permanante spreads the wealth in the four-county region by giving $1.4 million as part of its community benefits grants
Amid criticism that the California Acupuncture Boards priorities give short shrift to consumer protection, state lawmakers are moving for an overhaul and lobbing a pointed message at its executive officer to get in line.
A state appellate court Monday ordered the dismissal of a lawsuit that could have cost Sutter Health more than $4 billion when it ruled that millions of the health care giant’s patients had no right to sue over the theft of a computer with their personal, medical and insurance records on its hard drive.
Dignity Health agreed to pay the federal government $1.55 million to settle claims that its Sacramento area facilities failed to keep tabs on painkillers and other drugs, according to the U.S. Attorney's office.
Can medications slow the advance of dementia in someone diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease? Are other psychiatric medications appropriate to use in people with dementia?
Study documents benefits to new moms and their children.
The United States is lagging in the global battle against HIV and AIDS, a new U.N. report says, with inadequate treatment and a drop-off in awareness among the reasons the U.S. carries a disproportionate share of HIV and AIDS cases among wealthy nations.
Go indoors, close windows and doors and make sure pets have shelter for overhead spraying of insectide for West Nile virus tonight and Thursday night
A speaker’s forum examining the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as “Obamacare,” takes place at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Embassy Suites Sacramento, 100 Capitol Mall.
The California Endowment, Health Law Guide for Business has launched a new Spanish-language website designed to help Latino business owners and employees comply with the federal Affordable Care Act.
Officials are warning residents in Sacramento and Yolo counties to protect themselves against mosquito bites, citing the unusually large number of mosquito samples and dead birds that have tested positive for West Nile virus this year.
- Some 9.5 million Americans gained health coverage during the recent marketplace enrollment period as the uninsured rate for working-age adults fell from 20 percent to 15 percent, according to a new national survey by the Commonwealth Fund.