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California facing shortage of primary-care doctors

by Susan Valot, The California Report | Take Two

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A doctor uses a stethoscope on a patient on September 5, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. Adam Berry/Getty Images

The conversion to electrical medical records isn't the only challenge the nation faces as President Obama's health care law kicks into gear. The nation is also having a hard time finding family doctors, especially here in California.

The California Report's Susan Valot reports the healthcare industry is trying to shore up the number of such physicians, but the fruits of that effort might not come soon enough.

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