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State Highlights: N.Y. Officials Urge Parents To Avoid Health Risks Of Circumcision Ritual; Maryland Lawmakers Consider Law Easing Restrictions On Medical Marijuana In Schools

Feb 25, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from New York, Maryland, Connecticut, New Hampshire, California, Michigan, Georgia, North Carolina, and...
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California Defends Authority To Require Insurers To Cover Abortion As Protecting Women’s Rights

Feb 25, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
HHS said last month that the state’s abortion coverage requirement violated federal law that banned government entities that receive HHS funding from discriminating against health-care organizations because they don’t provide abortion or abortion coverage. “The Trump Administration’s threats not only put women’s health on the line, but illegally threaten crucial public health funding that Californians rely on," said California Democratic Attorney General Xavier Becerra in a letter to...
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Despite horror stories, California cruise passengers won't let coronavirus spoil their fun

Feb 23, 2020 , Reuters
With a white captain's hat perched on his head, Calvin Ballard seemed relaxed as he waited to depart on his first-ever cruise to Mexico, unfazed by the possibility of being trapped on a ship under siege by an outbreak of coronavirus....
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State Highlights: Michigan Investigates Student Allegations Of Doctor’s Sexual Abuse; Advocates Push Lawmakers To Keep Connecticut’s Religious Vaccine Exemption

Feb 21, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Michigan, Connecticut, California, Maryland, Georgia, Iowa, Indiana, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Missouri, Florida, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Tennessee, and...
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‘Let’s Call It What It Is, A Disgrace’: California Gov. Newsom Devotes State Of State To Homeless Crisis

Feb 21, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
California's homeless population soared at least 16% last year and has been a focal point for Gov. Gavin Newsom since he came into office. Many of Newsom's proposals were aimed at cutting red tape and providing faster solutions. "We need more housing, not more delays," he said. He also focused on the role mental health plays in tandem with homelessness....
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State Highlights: Dems Back ‘Right To Health Care’ Proposal In Oregon House; California Agency Proposes Tougher Scrutiny Of Dangerous Jails

Feb 20, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Oregon, California, Louisiana, Arkansas, Illinois, Georgia, Iowa, Connecticut, Indiana, Indiana, Missouri, Kansas, Wisconsin, North Carolina, and...
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Newsom: To Fix Homelessness, California Must Fix Mental Health

Feb 20, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
California Gov. Gavin Newsom dedicated nearly all of his State of the State address Wednesday to homelessness. To fix that problem, he said, the state must address another one: mental health...
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Exclusive: SmileDirectClub’s top dentist risks losing license in California crackdown

Feb 20, 2020 , Reuters
The top dentist and public face of SmileDirectClub is at risk of losing his California license following a two-year state dental board investigation, records reviewed by Reuters show....
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Covered California Sign-Ups Skyrocket In Sharp Contrast To Health Exchanges’ National Numbers

Feb 20, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
California's leaders attributed the increase to a reinstated state-level individual mandate fine and a longer enrollment period. “This has proven the case that the Affordable Care Act, as designed and not kneecapped, works and works well,” said Covered California Executive Director Peter Lee....
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Surge In Enrollment As Californians Avoid Penalty, Receive State Aid

Feb 19, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Although a new state tax penalty and state financial aid motivated people to sign up for health insurance this year, Covered California is reopening enrollment for those who said they weren’t aware of...
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An American evacuated from Japan on a US charter flight says she didn't know people on the plane had tested positive for coronavirus until it landed

Feb 19, 2020 , CNN Health
Fourteen passengers from the Diamond Princess had tested positive for coronavirus before they boarded evacuation flights, the US departments of State and Health and Human Services said while the flights were en route to the Texas and California....
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Nonprofit Hospitals That Can Afford It Most Tend To Offer Disproportionately Low Amount Of Charity Care

Feb 19, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Whereas the lowest-earning hospitals dedicated $72.30 of every $100 of net income to charity care, the top earning hospitals devoted just $11.50 to charity care for the uninsured. Other hospital news comes out of North Carolina, Iowa, Florida and California....
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State Highlights: Advocates, Audit Fault Ability Of Georgia Agencies To Oversee Mental Health, Senior Care; Massachusetts Bill Aims To Improve ‘Profoundly Broken’ Mental Health System

Feb 19, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Georgia, Massachusetts, California, Texas, Colorado, Florida, Kansas, Mississippi, District of Columbia, Nebraska, Maryland, North Carolina, Michigan, West Virginia, and...
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Coronavirus live updates: US resident evacuated from cruise ship confirmed as new case in California

Feb 19, 2020 , CNBC Health
The patient was in isolation at the Queen of the Valley Medical Center, while a second patient with symptoms was under...
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State Highlights: LA Mayor Works With Trump Administration To Pave Way For Homeless Beds; Baltimore Mayor Kept Reselling Same ‘Healthy Holly’ Books For Profit In Illegal Scheme

Feb 15, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from California, Maryland, Alabama, Florida, New Hampshire, Minnesota, Massachusetts, Arizona, Tennessee, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Oregon and...
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Quarantined evacuees wrote a petition asking CDC to test them for coronavirus

Feb 14, 2020 , CNN Health
Ordered into quarantine, a group evacuated to California from Wuhan, China, is at odds with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and has petitioned for five "critical" changes in their conditions....
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Fake flyers and face-mask fear: California fights coronavirus discrimination

Feb 14, 2020 , Reuters
A flyer in Los Angeles' Carson area, with a fake seal of the World Health Organization, tells residents to avoid Asian-American businesses like Panda Express because of a coronavirus outbreak. A Los Angeles middle schooler is beaten and hospitalized after students say he is as an Asian-American with coronavirus....
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Quarantined for Coronavirus: What It's Like

Feb 14, 2020 , WebMD
Yanjun Wei describes what it's like living in quarantine at Travis Air Force Base in California with her two small...
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U.S. evacuees freed from coronavirus quarantine, officials fear discrimination

Feb 12, 2020 , Reuters
Nearly 200 people evacuated from the China coronavirus outbreak were released from quarantine in California on Tuesday with officials urging Americans not to shun them, or workers who helped them, after both groups faced discrimination....
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CDC says 'mix-up' led to early release of coronavirus patient in California

Feb 12, 2020 , CNBC Health
"It turns out there was probably a mix-up and the original test wasn't negative," CDC Principal Deputy Director Anne Schuchat...
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