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Health & Medicine

Bad medical news: How to ‘live well’ after a serious diagnosis

Getting diagnosed with a serious illness is terrifying. But Dr. Steven Pantilat, a University of California, San Francisco, palliative care physician, says there are better ways to ensure you can “live well longer” after a life-threatening diagnosis.

Capitol Alert

Could California become the next Canada for health care?

State Sens. Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Gardens, and Toni Atkins, D-San Diego, have proposed Senate Bill 562, otherwise known as the Healthy California Act. It would establish a single-payer, universal health care program for California like the one used in Canada, building on the Affordable Care Act. It is set for a hearing in the Senate health committee on Wednesday, April 26, 2017.

Videos

A dance experiment? Sutter Medical shows what happens when music grabs the lab staff

Celebrating Sacramento Lab Week, staff members at Sutter Medical Center show off their best moves to these tunes: "24K" by Bruno Mars, "Side to Side" by Ariana & Nicki, "Cheap Thrills" by Sia, and Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You."
Jeff Hammond Sutter Medical Center
A dance experiment? Sutter Medical shows what happens when music grabs the lab staff 8:03

A dance experiment? Sutter Medical shows what happens when music grabs the lab staff

Palliative Care vs. Hospice: What's the Difference? 1:01

Palliative Care vs. Hospice: What's the Difference?

Antelope woman falls victim to a 'rare but not unusual' health crisis 1:05

Antelope woman falls victim to a 'rare but not unusual' health crisis

California's Right to Try law could let ALS patient receive unapproved treatment 1:26

California's Right to Try law could let ALS patient receive unapproved treatment