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The Sacramento Bee's team of health reporters covers California health care, medicine and healthy living, with an emphasis on public health and under-served communities.

Sammy Caiola: Health care and healthy living. Reach her at scaiola@sacbee.com or 916-321-1636. Twitter: @SammyCaiola

Claudia Buck: Public health and consumer issues. Reach her at cbuck@sacbee.com or 916-321-1968. Twitter: @Claudia_Buck

Funding for this reporting is paid, in part, by The California Endowment, a private foundation that promotes healthy communities through grants and education. All coverage decisions are made by The Bee.