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Father’s And Son’s Injuries Lead To The Mother Of All Therapy Bills | California Healthline

A father and son suffered serious hand injuries nine days apart. They both needed surgery and lots of follow-up occupational therapy to rehab their hands. But insurance paid for just a fraction of … Source: Father’s And Son’s Injuries Lead To The Mother Of All Therapy Bills | California Healthline

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Top Policy Expert’s Ties To Giant Drugmaker Often Go Unstated | California Healthline

Dr. Mark McClellan joined Johnson & Johnson’s board of directors after leaving the FDA, but the connection often isn’t mentioned in research papers or public events. Source: Top Policy Expert’s Ties To Giant Drugmaker Often Go Unstated | California Healthline

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Under Pressure, California Lawmakers Ban Soda Taxes For 12 Years | California Healthline

In a major coup for the beverage industry, California lawmakers agreed to ban cities and counties from adopting soda taxes for the next 12 years. In exchange, the beverage industry agreed to pull a… Source: Under Pressure, California Lawmakers Ban Soda Taxes For 12 Years | California Healthline

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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Justice Kennedy Retires. Now What? | California Healthline

In this episode of KHN’s “What the Health?” Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Rebecca Adams of CQ Roll Call, Alice Ollstein of Talking Points Memo and Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times dis… Source: Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Justice Kennedy Retires. Now What? | California Healthline

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Geriatric Assessments Could Fine-Tune Cancer Care For Older Adults | California Healthline

The American Society of Clinical Oncology issued a new guideline that recommends adults 65 and older receive a geriatric assessment when considering or undergoing chemotherapy. Source: Geriatric Assessments Could Fine-Tune Cancer Care For Older Adults | California Healthline

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Machine That Pulls Water From Air Proves A Lifeline In Post-Hurricane Puerto RicoCalifornia Healthline

Moses West, a retired Army officer, is hoping to showcase his atmospheric water generator in Vieques, Puerto Rico, and stir up business. Source: Machine That Pulls Water From Air Proves A Lifeline In Post-Hurricane Puerto RicoCalifornia Healthline