Healthcare

Arambula Blocks Tulare Hospital Funding Without Vote

Today, struggling Tulare Regional Medical Center (TRMC) saw one of its most promising sources of potential funding killed quietly in Sacramento. The proposal by Assemblyman Devon Mathis (R- Visalia) to provide $22 million in state budget funds for the reope...

How is Your Brain Wired? To Say ‘Yes’ to Opioids.

The mid-1980s was the era of cocaine and marijuana, when “Just Say No” was the centerpiece of the war on drugs and the government’s efforts to stem drug use and addiction. Since then, prescription opioids have become the nation’s drug scourge. The idea that ...

Tattoo Regret: Can You Make It Go Away?

Opinion by Greg Hall, Case Western Reserve University Almost half of people between 18 and 35 have tattoos, and almost one in four regrets it, according to a 2016 Harris Poll. Based on an estimate of about 60 million people in that age group,...

How to Provide Universal Healthcare in California: Walters

In Sunday’s CALmatters column, Dan Walters theorizes that the driving force behind the call for universal healthcare at the state level is a desire to expand coverage to the “million-plus” undocumented immigrant adults living in California. Walters points o...
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