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Here’s how Trump’s health care order affects California

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| The executive order on health care President Donald Trump signed Thursday seeks to do away with many requirements under Obamacare. California officials vow to fight.

Ask Emily: On Medi-Cal and shut out of nursing homes? Here's how to claim your bed.

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It can be extremely difficult for people on Medi-Cal to snag a spot in a nursing home, especially if they’re transferring from home or an assisted living facility.

To fight superbugs, FDA approves scope with a disposable part

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Trying to prevent future outbreaks of antibiotic-resistant "superbugs," the FDA approves the scope with a disposable cap. Some experts question whether it will help.

This gift voucher might just get you a kidney

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It could be called a delayed kidney swap: Donate a kidney, and receive a voucher that gives you priority to receive a live donor kidney.

What are California's options to get universal health care?

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Advocates want state lawmakers to adopt a single-payer health care system. But that's not the only way to reach universal coverage. Here are the primary models.

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IV hydrogen peroxide: Unproven and possibly dangerous

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Naturopathic doctors claim the therapy can help with everything from sinus infections to cancer. Experts say it's never been studied and shouldn't be used.

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A bill to help those with complex conditions if insurer leaves the market

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The bill would ensure that Californians with complex conditions could keep their providers, even if they're not in the new insurer's network.

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Pediatricians urged to study up on herbs, supplements, yoga

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A new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics advises doctors on how to talk with parents about using evidence-based "complementary therapies" on their kids.

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