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Emily Bazar of the California Healthcare Foundation Center for Health Reporting joins host A Martinez to answer consumers’ questions about the Affordable Health Act. This week she addresses questions of coverage for immigrants, both legal and not.
Data suggests that kids lose about an hour and a half of sleep a night between ages 12 and 15 — dropping from about nine hours per night to a little less than eight.
The number of multiples from IVF has dropped, but the number of births of triplets or more has barely budged because of women's use of fertility drugs.
A meningitis outbreak at UC Santa Barbara is causing the same kind of illnesses seen earlier at Princeton, but health officials say a different bacterial strain is to blame.
The LA city council voted unanimously to regulate e-cigarettes in the same manner as tobacco products — no selling to minors, on the street or from mobile vendors.
Buying health insurance means assessing premiums, copays, deductibles, coinsurance, and actuarial value. How many of us understand what they are?
Los Angeles County's death rate has dropped 19 percent in a decade — greater than the national decline of 13 percent. But some troubling statistics remain.
California estimates more than 650,000 Spanish speakers are eligible for subsidies to buy insurance. But fewer than 1,000 enrolled in Covered California's first month.
The administration is pledging $100 million toward a project to stop HIV infections once and for all. There's growing optimism among scientists that it may be possible to control HIV without drugs.
Companies that have fewer than 50 full-time employees are not mandated to provide health insurance for workers, but some owners could qualify for tax credits.
The technological trials for the online health insurance exchanges have turned an enrollment period that was supposed to be a leisurely three-month stroll into a last-minute sprint for millions of Americans.
According to White House metrics, the site is now working more than 90 percent of time, up from less than half the time in early November.
Sunday is the 25th World AIDS Day. It's held every Dec. 1 to support those living with HIV and remember those who've died.
UCLA's Center for Health Policy Research finds that 60 percent of all children in California aged 2 to 5 eat fast food at least once a week.