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Saline Shortage Plagues Hospitals

June 9, 2014 | 10:35 am

Saline Shortage Plagues Hospitals

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Hospitals use saline for everything from wound care to surgeries, but it’s in critically short supply.

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State Leaders in Budget Fight Over In-Home Health Services

June 5, 2014 | 10:18 am

State Leaders in Budget Fight Over In-Home Health Services

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New federal rules require overtime pay; Governor Brown says the state can’t afford it. …read more

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Lawmakers Push for More Mental Health Spending

May 30, 2014 | 7:00 am

Lawmakers Push for More Mental Health Spending

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Senators have been working on proposals for months, take on new urgency after Santa Barbara tragedy. …read more

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Adequacy of Doctor Networks Key Issue for Covered California

May 23, 2014 | 10:40 am

Adequacy of Doctor Networks Key Issue for Covered California

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Major insurers have added thousands of doctors — after too many consumers scramble to access care.

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Obamacare in Jail: How San Francisco Policy Helps Inmates, Fights Crime

April 30, 2014 | 9:59 am

Obamacare in Jail: How San Francisco Policy Helps Inmates, Fights Crime

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Under new law, all San Francisco County Jail inmates can be signed up for health insurance. Read more …

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In San Francisco, Brain Surgeons Explore Their Practice Through Art

April 9, 2014 | 12:00 pm

In San Francisco, Brain Surgeons Explore Their Practice Through Art

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Doctors at Moscone Center meeting exhibit striking and unconventional views of their work. Read more …

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