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Five Things You Should Know About Sun Protection

August 12, 2014 | 7:00 am

Five Things You Should Know About Sun Protection

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Sun-damaged skin increases your risk of skin cancer down the road, so it’s best to avoid sunburns.

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Lawsuit: Anthem Blue Cross Committed ‘Fraudulent’ Enrollment Practices

July 9, 2014 | 1:41 pm

Lawsuit: Anthem Blue Cross Committed ‘Fraudulent’ Enrollment Practices

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Company said to have misled enrollees about whether their doctors and hospitals were in its new plans.

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SEIU Teams Up with California Hospitals, Drops Ballot Initiatives

May 7, 2014 | 8:00 am

SEIU Teams Up with California Hospitals, Drops Ballot Initiatives

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The union and hospital association say they will create a $100 million “joint advocacy fund” to overhaul Medi-Cal. …read more

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Air Pollution Controversy Swirls Around Oakland Army Base Development

May 6, 2014 | 6:30 am

Air Pollution Controversy Swirls Around Oakland Army Base Development

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Neighborhood residents already suffer from high rates of asthma, heart and lung disease, and cancer.

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Heart Condition Cause of Cal Football Player Ted Agu’s Death

April 23, 2014 | 8:00 am

Heart Condition Cause of Cal Football Player Ted Agu’s Death

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Coroner says rare, abnormal thickening of the heart is to blame for 21-year-old’s sudden death.

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California ‘Deadliest State’ in U.S. For Shootings by Police

April 9, 2014 | 6:00 am

California ‘Deadliest State’ in U.S. For Shootings by Police

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Study by ex-FBI agent identified 102 fatalities in state and over 1,000 incidents nationwide in 2011.

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San Francisco’s Elderly Chinese Suffer from Nursing Home Closure

April 8, 2014 | 10:54 am

San Francisco’s Elderly Chinese Suffer from Nursing Home Closure

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35 Chinese immigrants, most of whom don’t speak English, were displaced. Some died shorty after moving. …read more

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Covered California Disables Part of Site to Handle Traffic

March 31, 2014 | 3:58 pm

Covered California Disables Part of Site to Handle Traffic

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Some people may be logged off once enough of their application is filed to give more people a chance. …read more

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Desmond-Hellmann Steps Down as UCSF Chancellor Today

March 31, 2014 | 3:27 pm

Desmond-Hellmann Steps Down as UCSF Chancellor Today

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She is leaving her post of five years to become CEO of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

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California Gets an ‘F’ for Health Care Price Transparency

March 26, 2014 | 7:00 am

California Gets an ‘F’ for Health Care Price Transparency

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California has taken ‘symbolic steps’ but has not turned information into something useful to consumers. …read more

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