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SCOTUS Decision To Benefit 3 Million Uninsured Angelenos

Millions of people in Los Angeles County who currently do not have medical insurance will soon have more options than county hospitals.

06/28/2012

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Vote To Close Marijuana Shops Postponed Amid Proposed Deal

A City Council vote on a proposed ban on medical marijuana dispensaries faced possible postponement due to the absence of several key council members.

06/22/2012

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Report: LAFD Slower To Respond To Medical Emergencies Since 2009

The LAFD’s Board of Commissioners will meet Tuesday to discuss a newly released report about the department’s response times.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/19/2012

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Medical Marijuana Advocates Rally To Stop Proposed Dispensary Ban

Terminally ill patients and dispensary workers were among those who showed up on the steps of City Hall ahead of a critical vote tomorrow.

CBS Los Angeles–06/07/2012

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City Council Plan Would Close Dispensaries, Allow Patients To Grow Medical Marijuana

City lawmakers on Tuesday will consider a proposal that would close medical marijuana dispensaries while allowing for patients to grow and share their own marijuana through collectives.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/29/2012

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Medical Marijuana Deliveryman Robbed By Baton-Wielding Ninjas In West Covina

A medical marijuana deliveryman was still shaken up after what he described as a robbery by two men allegedly dressed as ninja warriors.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/26/2012

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New Legislation Aims To Reform Hospital Billing Practices

A state senator hopes new legislation will help curb the sticker shock many Angelenos face after a visit to the hospital.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/23/2012

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Calif. Doctors Group: Legalize Marijuana To Ease Research Efforts

The largest group of doctors in California called on Monday for the legalization of marijuana throughout the state.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/17/2011

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Blue Shield To Distribute $283M Among California Policyholders

Blue Shield has announced that its California policyholders will be getting a $283 million credit on their December insurance premiums.

10/14/2011

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Residents Outraged Over $19,000/Month Paid Leave For Fullerton Police Chief

Embattled Chief Michael Sellers left on paid medical leave at the height of the Kelly Thomas controversy this summer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/04/2011

PATIENT WAITING ROOM

Report: Record Number Of Americans Skipping Doctor, Meds To Save Cash

If you’re like nearly half of all Americans, you have likely put off going to the doctor or picking up your prescription in order to save some money.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/27/2011

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Report: Calif. Failed To Discipline 700+ Doctors For Safety Risks

Nonprofit group Public Citizen alleges that over 700 doctors who were disciplined by their hospitals or HMOs have yet to face any action from the state.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/10/2011

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Gov. Brown Vetoes Bill That Would Keep Adult Day Health Care Centers Open

Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed legislation that would have kept adult day health care centers from closing.

07/25/2011

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Money 101: Medical ID Theft

How can you better protect yourself from medical ID theft? Privacy consultant Mari Frank has some answers.

07/05/2011

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Hospitals Unveil ‘Carmeggedon’ Housing Plan For Westside Medical Staff

Hospital officials on Friday said there is a plan in place to ensure thousands of Westside medical personnel will be able to get to work during the upcoming 405 freeway shutdown later this month.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–07/01/2011

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