The state’s largest health insurers, including Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield and Kaiser Permanente, will be among 13 plans competing for policies on California’s new health care exchange.
The Affordable Care Act now mandates insurance companies cover the costs associated with breast feeding.
The worst time to find a vet is when your pet suddenly falls sick – that’s why it’s important for pet owners to do some research ahead of time.
You can it see it when models walk down the runway – A visible gap between their thighs, or a thigh gap. Teens and women are becoming dangerously infatuated with acquiring the thin legs and wide thigh gaps.
A University of California, Berkeley study shows many popular lipsticks and lip glosses contain metals at concentrations high enough to pose potential health concerns.
Many parents who wouldn’t dream of exposing their babies to toxic chemicals may inadvertently be doing just that by purchasing nursing pillows and car seats that conform to California’s current flammability standard, according to Arlene Blum.
An innovative mobile clinic is getting plenty of use as asthma and other respiratory issues plague certain East Bay communities at a disproportionate rate.
Dr. Timothy Naimi, at Boston University School of Medicine, says this is the first time in 30 years that researchers have looked closely at alcohol and cancer deaths.
One died on January 11 and the other on January 13, said Dr. Marty Fenstersheib, health officer for the Santa Clara County Health Department, adding the men, both 58 years old, had other health issues that were exacerbated by influenza.
A federal overseer says it’s too soon for California to retake control of its prison mental health system, dealing a blow to a proposal made by Gov. Jerry Brown last week.