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Opinion: Paul Ryan And The War on Women

If you like the GOP war on women, you are going to love Paul Ryan. After all, Ryan’s record on women’s health could easily be mistaken for one of W. Mitt Romney’s primary opponents, Rick Santorum.

08/15/2012

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Opinion: Ryan VP Pick Changes Electoral Math

Paul Ryan has changed the Electoral College math. With the pick, Romney has chosen a path that writes off almost all of the country and focuses the election on the industrial Midwest.

08/14/2012

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SF Drug Wholesaler Settles Lawsuit Alleging Inflated Prescription Prices

California and 28 other states have reached a $151 million settlement in a lawsuit alleging one of the country’s largest drug wholesalers inflated prescription drug prices, costing the states’ Medicaid programs millions in overpayments.

07/27/2012

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Opinion: A Doctor’s Opinion Of Obamacare

Good, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.

07/09/2012

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GOP Leadership Protects Their Budget While Cutting Ours

On Friday, June 8, House Speaker John Boehner, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and the Republican caucus perfectly summed up exactly how little regard they have for the American public. They talk about budget cuts. […]

06/13/2012

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Contra Costa County Chosen For Federal Program To Improve Psychiatric Care

Contra Costa and Sacramento counties have been chosen to participate in a federal pilot program aimed at improving psychiatric services while reducing costs.

03/24/2012

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Thousands In Contra Costa Co. Missing Out On Free Health Insurance

An estimated 53,000 residents in Contra Costa County are eligible for free health care under the Low Income Health Program, but just over 10,000 people are enrolled.

02/15/2012

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KCBS In Depth: The National Debt

A KCBS In Depth interview with former Wyoming Senator Alan Simpson, who co-chairs the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, on the national debt.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/13/2011

ER Visits on the Rise

UCSF Dr. Ning Tang says adults with medicaid are the main culprit for why ER visits have increased over 20 percent between 1997 and 2007, mainly because they don’t have access to primary care. Click […]

08/10/2010

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