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Could An Insulin Pill Prevent Diabetes? New Study Seeks To Answer That Question

More than 400 children and adults are participating in U.S. government-funded international research to find out whether insulin capsules can prevent or delay Type 1 diabetes.

07/04/2015

Mark Bertolini, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Aetna Inc. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Aetna To Buy Humana For $35 Billion

Aetna will spend about $35 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjusts to the federal health care overhaul.

07/03/2015

(CBS)

6 Unsubtle Tweets Celebrating Obamacare Victory

In a historic moment Thursday, the Supreme Court of the United States upheld Obamacare subsidies in a 6-3 decision.

06/25/2015

Health Care Tax Credit

How The Affordable Healthcare Act Affects Tax Filing

Learn how the Affordable Healthcare Act, and whether or not you have insurance, will impact the way you do taxes this year.

03/23/2015

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Apple Security Guards Get Hired As Full-Time Employees

Apple is agreeing to hire many of its security guards as full-time employees, giving them many of the same benefits that other Apple workers enjoy, like health insurance and retirement benefits.

03/03/2015

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MRI Machines Get A Makeover In New UCSF Medical Scanning Center Designed To Calm Kids

UCSF Mission Bay hospital staff are polishing their skills on the newest and most attractive magnetic resonance imaging machines (MRI) in the country in an effort to make it easier for young patients to stay still during an intimidating procedure.

01/16/2015

(CBS SF)

Website Problems, Phone Delays Reported In 2nd Year Of Covered California Enrollment

Covered California officials say the first weekend of open enrollment for the second round of state subsidized health insurance was busy, but some shoppers found out, not all the bugs have been worked out with the website.

11/18/2014

A healthcare reform specialist helps people select insurance plans at the free Affordable Care Act (ACA) Enrollment Fair at Pasadena City College on November 19, 2013 in Pasadena, California. The event, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce and the Los Angeles Association of Health Underwriters, offers one-on-one sessions with insurance experts certified by Covered California to help people enroll for healthcare coverage under the ACA. Covered California

Californians Signing Up For Health Care Insurance In Person, Or Online As Open Enrollment Begins Again

Across the Bay Area and around the country, hundreds of thousands of people began signing up for health care, as day one of the second open enrollment cycle under the Affordable Care Act got underway.

11/15/2014

(Covered California)

Covered California Health Insurance Enrollment Begins Saturday

Residents who want health insurance through Covered California can start signing up for the service on Saturday, San Mateo County officials said Thursday.

11/14/2014

Liberian health workers don full protection outfits at an NGO Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) Ebola treatment center in Monrovia, on October 18, 2014. (ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images)

New Ebola Guidelines For Health Care Workers Include Buddy System, Protective Gear With ‘No Skin Showing’

Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear “with no skin showing,” a top federal health official said.

10/20/2014

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