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Number of Californians with No Health Insurance is Rising says MedicareSupplementPlans.com

An increasing number of working adults are currently without or, without a change in state health policies, will soon be without health says MedicareSupplementPlans.com . Los Angeles, CA (Vocus) August 5, 2009 -- Another 100,000 working Californians could be added to t...

With 12 Hours Until Budget Deadline, Californians Crank Up Heat On Schwarzenegger

With his legacy in the balance, Governor urged to sign compromise budget SAN FRANCISCO, June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With just 12 hours left until California begins to default on its obligations to seniors, people with disabilities, students and small businesses, health care workers and...

The 2009 James Irvine Foundation Leadership Awards Honor Extraordinary Californians for Innovative, Practical Solutions

Six Californians Win $750,000 for Inspiring Work on Green Jobs, Substance Abuse, Literacy Programs, Asian American Theater, Youth Services and Community Revitalization Elected and Appointed Officials to Honor Recipients Today at a Sacramento Event SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 9 /PRNewswi...

Nearly 1 million Californians seek medical care in Mexico annually

Driven by rising health care costs at home, nearly 1 million Californians cross the border each year to seek medical care in Mexico, according a new paper by UCLA researchers and colleagues published today in the journal Medical Care . An estimated 952,000 California adults sought medical, ...

As the Weather Warms Up Rattlesnakes Come Out to Enjoy the Sun Just as Californians Do

The California Poison Control System Warns that Snake Bites are Becoming More Powerful and Patient Reactions Have Increased SAN FRANCISCO, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The change in weather marks a change in rattlesnake behavior as well. Snakes live all over California and while most are...

Alzheimer's Association Releases Report That Predicts Doubling in Number of Californians With Neurological Disorder

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of Californians with Alzheimer's disease will nearly double to 1.1 million by 2030, with all race and ethnic groups, as well as every region of the state, experiencing dramatic increases, according to a report released today at the State C...

Nearly 6.4 million Californians lack health insurance, report shows

Nearly one-fifth of all Californians under age 65 were without health insurance for all or some of 2007, according to a policy brief released today by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. Drawing on comprehensive new data from the California Health Interview Survey (CHIS), the policy...

Statement by Californians For SAFE Food Regarding Proposition 2 Results

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Californians for SAFE Food, the statewide coalition endorsing a No vote on Proposition 2, extends sincere gratitude to the California family farmers, food safety and public health experts, veterinary, consumer, business, agricultural, labor and community gro...

New NO on Prop 8 Ad Calls Upon Californians to Reject Discrimination

Ad is Narrated by Samuel L. Jackson SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The NO on Prop 8 campaign today announced a dramatic new television ad, narrated by actor Samuel L. Jackson. The ad calls upon Californians to reject discrimination, and Vote NO on Prop 8. T...

Three Million Californians Say 'Yes!' to Organ and Tissue Donation

Thousands Saved and Healed by Registered Organ and Tissue Donors SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Families of organ and tissue donors joined organ transplant recipients at the State Capitol on April 30 to formally thank lawmakers, the Department of Motor Vehicles (DM...
Californians in Medical Technology

deCODE Receives California Clinical Laboratory License

...onalized medicine, and we are committed to delivering only the best validated tests and the highest quality results, all in-house. We are pleased that californians will now be able to benefit from the highest quality products in this exciting new field," said Kari Stefansson, CEO of deCODE. Through its ref...

NCPS Outraged at HIV/AIDS Medi-Cal Cuts

...s outraged at the proposed cuts to the HIV/AIDS Medi-Cal pilot program which was designed to help provide life-sustaining medications for thousands of californians living with HIV/AIDS. These cuts are especially troubling in light of recent studies demonstrating that these pharmacy services significantly improve ...

AHF Criticizes Tibotec Over Steep Price for Newest AIDS Drug, Etravirine

...wide. Just last week, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger announced plans to cut $7 million dollars from California's ADAP, a program that helps low-income californians living with HIV/AIDS access such lifesaving drugs. AIDS drugs are priced at the maximum the market will bear, regardless of production costs. It appea...

New Conflict of Interest Violations Revealed at California Stem Cell Institute

...d,' but they are absolutely meaningless unless there are consequences when they are broken," said Simpson. Proposition 71, passed by 59 percent of californians in 2004, created an oversight board fraught with potential conflicts of interest. "Most of the people handing out the money are the very same people f...

California Legislature Passes Historic HIV Testing Bill (AB 682); AHF Urges Governor to Sign Crucial Lifesaving Legislation

...ng process, so that medical providers can identify californians who are unaware of their HIV- positive status and ...ces for their HIV disease sooner." "Nearly 40,000 californians are unaware they are HIV-positive, which means the...IDS in California. First, it will ensure that more californians learn their HIV status and, as a result, stop spre...
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...gon's website. ... Disability rights center accepts ... Portland Commission on Disability Seeking Applicants Aug 12, 2009 ... Scholarships for californians with disabilities to attend conference in Omaha, ... Disability Rights California will be conducting trainings to the public on the ... ...
Californians in Biological News

Fishermen and UCSB scientists explore ways to improve management of California spiny lobsters

....) Unique, collaborative ways to manage fisheries are emerging in Southern California. Currently the California spiny lobster is being scrutinized as californians evaluate the first five years of marine reserves in the Channel Islands area. An innovative collaboration has developed between local trap fisherm...

Minorities, uninsured less likely to receive care at high-volume hospitals

...rs examined patient characteristics and use of high-volume hospitals across 10 hospital-based procedures with known volume-outcome relationships among californians during a 5-year period (2000-2004), collecting data from California's Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development patient discharge database. ...

Plants, too, have ways to manage freeloaders

...ica. Before new "sweet" breeds were developed 80 years ago, the often toxic alkaloids found in wild lupines had to be leached out. In addition, native californians used strong thin lupine roots to make snares and fishing nets. In a preliminary study, she, Taylor and Povich used molecular markers to identify th...

Naturally occurring asbestos linked to lung cancer

...rminants of cancer risk in exposed populations. "Because mesothelioma takes 20 to 30 years to develop, what we learn today will allow us to protect californians from this preventable cancer decades into the future," Schenker said. ...
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Controller's Stem Cell Agency Audit Ignores California Agency's Built-in Flaws

...observers. A good, hard-nosed look by the Little Hoover Commission at CIRM's operations would be a good first step." Simpson said that because all californians are paying for Prop 71, all should benefit from it. When there are cures and treatments resulting from the $6 billion taxpayers will spend on the proj...

'Crisis Management' PR Firm's Advice to Stem Cell Agency Laundered Through Law Firm to Avoid Scrutiny

...ntation of CIRM. He said CIRM and Rubenstein are negotiating a contract for the PR firm's future services. Proposition 71, passed by 59 percent of californians in 2004, created the stem cell institute. FTCR's Stem Cell Oversight and Accountability Project is working to ensure that California's landmark stem c...

Stem Cell Agency Finally Reveals Institutions Involved in Conflict Problem

...t board are intelligent people. I cannot fathom their propensity to keep shooting themselves in the foot." Proposition 71, passed by 59 percent of californians in 2004, created an oversight board fraught with potential conflicts of interest. "Most of the people handing out the money are the very same people f...

California stem cell initiative should wake up Washington and Madison

...tes the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, a research engine potentially so big it will dwarf even the efforts of the federal government. californians are betting it will spawn a stem cell industry built around potential treatments for Parkinson's, spinal cord injuries, diabetes, Alzheimer's and more...

Wisconsin cannot afford to take a pass on Doyles biotech plan

... so great that theyre willing to spend their own money and bypass the restrictions that come with federal aid. Its a gamble that only risk-addicted californians can easily take, and it illustrates the competitive nature of such research. With $3 billion to build labs and hire top-flight researchers, Califor...
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