By Barbara Feder Ostrov, KHN News Covered California still faces major challenges in enrolling African-Americans and Latinos as the state’s health insurance exchange launches its third open enrollment period.
By Manny Otiko, California Black Media In 1998, San Pedro resident Alaina Howard was diagnosed with Takayasu’s arteritis, a disease that narrows and obstructs the arteries. Her doctors gave her two years [...]
By McKenzie Jackson/ California Black Media Los Angeles County resident Diyon Clark is relieved to learn that his Medi-Cal renewal will be automatic this year. In 2014, he remembers his re-certification process being [...]
By Manny Otiko/California Black Media When LaRita Reed graduated from UCLA, she was excited about earning her degree and all the possibilities that lay ahead. But soon, she found herself facing a new challenge.
By McKenzie Jackson/California Black Media As far as Ronail “Stretch” Shelton knows, his health is great. Strong, athletic and fit, the Los Angeles-based personal trainer is one of hundreds of thousands of Californians of [...]
By David Siders, Sacramento Bee Last year, after the Food and Drug Administration approved a breakthrough new drug for hepatitis C, health officials around the country warned of dire consequences for state budgets.
Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), an advocate for the Affordable Care Act (ACA), is taking every opportunity to educate the community on how this health reform will benefit families across the nation.
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris announced a $241 million settlement with Quest Diagnostics to recover illegal overcharges to the state’s medical program for the poor. Harris’ settlement was the largest recovery in the history of [...]