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A Doctor Speaks Out About Ageism In Medicine | California Healthline

A frank conversation with geriatrician and author Dr. Louise Aronson about medicine’s biased treatment of older adults and what needs to change. Source: A Doctor Speaks Out About Ageism In Medicine | California Healthline

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A Final Comfort: ‘Palliative Transport’ Brings Dying Children Home | California Healthline

In a rare but growing practice, some hospitals offer parents the choice to transport their dying children out of the intensive care unit, with life support in tow, so that they can die at home. Source: A Final Comfort: ‘Palliative Transport’ Brings Dying Children Home | California Healthline

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Not Funny: Midwife Slapped With $4,836 Bill For Laughing Gas During Her Labor | California Healthline

As nitrous oxide makes a comeback for pain relief during childbirth, one medical professional fights back over an overblown charge for using it. Source: Not Funny: Midwife Slapped With $4,836 Bill For Laughing Gas During Her Labor | California Healthline

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What The Possible End Of Abortions In Missouri Means For Neighboring States | California Healthline

While Missouri’s final abortion clinic may stop providing the procedure this week, women in the state had already been seeking care in neighboring states as regulations increasingly limited abortio… Source: What The Possible End Of Abortions In Missouri Means For Neighboring States | California Healthline

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UCSF Medical Center Backs Off Plan To Deepen Ties With Dignity Health | California Healthline

The University of California’s flagship San Francisco hospital system cut off negotiations with the Catholic-run health care system in the face of heated opposition from UCSF faculty and staff. Source: UCSF Medical Center Backs Off Plan To Deepen Ties With Dignity Health | California Healthline

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Oklahoma’s ‘Precedent-Setting’ Suit Puts Opioid Drugmakers On Trial | California Healthline

As states struggle to respond to the national drug crisis, officials around the country are watching Oklahoma. The state’s attorney general says opioid drugmakers helped ignite a health crisi… Source: Oklahoma’s ‘Precedent-Setting’ Suit Puts Opioid Drugmakers On Trial | California Healthline

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Lawmakers Push To Stop Surprise ER Billing | California Healthline

Millions of Californians are vulnerable to hefty surprise medical bills from their trips to the emergency room. Now, state lawmakers are considering a measure to cap how much out-of-network hospita… Source: Lawmakers Push To Stop Surprise ER Billing | California Healthline