Covering health care and health policy in Southern California

More than half of California's uninsured qualify for assistance

Latest from Impatient

Visit the blog

Get Involved

All upcoming events

Health Resources

Tools and guides to help you get informed and engaged.

KPCC believes that making Health in Southern California relevant and accessible is an important part of strengthening the civic and cultural bonds that unite the diverse communities of this region.

Issues We're Tracking

See all issues

The Affordable Care Act

Special coverage from KPCC See all The Affordable Care Act

Expanding Medi-Cal

See all Expanding Medi-Cal


See all E-Cigarettes

Recent Health Coverage

More Health

108981 small

Documents: Red Cross might not know how it spent Haiti money

Reports obtained by NPR and ProPublica show the Red Cross did not monitor many of the earthquake relief projects it funded. So the agency may not have answers to this week's questions from Congress.

108879 small

Siren song of tech lures new doctors away from medicine

Medical school graduates around San Francisco Bay are far less likely to pursue medical residencies than those in other parts of the country. Instead, many are heading to health technology ventures.

Our Reporters

In Brief