California OKs Health Benefits For Adult Undocumented ImmigrantsCalifornia has become the first state to offer taxpayer-funded health benefits to adults living in the country illegally.
Federal Judge in San Francisco Allows Delay in 'Conscience' Rule on AbortionThe Trump administration has agreed to postpone implementing a rule allowing medical workers to decline performing abortions or other treatments on moral or religious grounds while the so-called "conscience" rule is challenged in a California court.
Democratic Leaders Shine Spotlight on Health CareCalifornia congressional Democrats took aim at Pres. Trump on Saturday while promoting their health care agenda in San Francisco.
Trump's Proposed Transgender ACA Rollback Prompts LGBT Community ResistanceLGBT advocates are vowing to fight back against a Trump Administration proposal to roll back protections for transgender people in the Affordable Care Act.
Trump Administration Moves To Revoke Transgender Health ProtectionThe Trump administration proposed revoking Obama-era discrimination protections for transgender people in health care on Friday, a move LGBT groups fear will result in some Americans being denied needed medical treatment.
California Eyes Health Care For Immigrants In US IllegallyCalifornia lawmakers are considering proposals that would make the state the first in the nation to offer government-funded health care to adult immigrants living in the country illegally.
Newsom Wants To Help More Californians Buy Health InsuranceGov. Gavin Newsom wants California to become the first state to offer subsidies of about $100 a month to help people who earn as much as 600% of the federal poverty level pay for their insurance plans.
SF City Attorney Sues Trump Administration To Protect Health Care For Women, LGBTQ CommunitySan Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera on Thursday filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration over a new federal rule that would allow health care staff to refuse to provide medical treatment.
UCSF Participates In Experimental Therapy Trial For Infants With Rare Genetic Disease SCIDIn the late 70's and early 80's, a small boy with a rare genetic disease was known as “David, the Bubble Boy." Now, there is cautious optimism that UCSF doctors may have found a safe cure for patients just like David.
Newsom's First Actions As California Governor Target Health CareGov. Gavin Newsom's first act as governor Monday was to propose state-funded health coverage for 138,000 young people in the country illegally and a reinstatement of a mandate that everyone buy insurance or face fines.
Where Candidates for Governor Stand on Taxes, Trump, Housing, Health CareCalifornia's race for governor pits Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, former San Francisco mayor, against Republican businessman John Cox. Take a look at where they stand on issues that have shaped the race.
Study: 4 In 10 Americans Can't Afford Basic NeedsFour in 10 Americans are struggling to pay for their basic needs such as groceries or housing, a problem even middle-class households confront, according to a new study from the Urban Institute.
Health Care, Tech Jobs Top List Of Highest-Paying Work In U.S.Americans eager for a high-paying job might want to focus on two industries: health care and technology.
San Mateo County Takes On Opioid DistributorsThe “Big Three” opioid distributors including McKesson have created a public nuisance by pumping opioid pills into San Mateo County, officials claimed in a lawsuit filed Wednesday.
Health Care Is New Front For Transgender Rights Under TrumpMilitary service. Bathroom use. Job bias. And now, health care.