| Jun 28, 2012
| 5:26 PM
States including Maryland can move with more certainty to insure their poor, and the federal government can require others to buy health coverage after the Supreme Court upheld President Barack Obama's landmark health care law Thursday.
| Jul 11, 2014
| 5:05 AM
To the editor: When the Supreme Court handed down its Hobby Lobby decision, I was glad — glad because it would be the start of our country realizing how insane it is to link business and healthcare. ("The Hobby Lobby case proves the necessity of...
| Jun 7, 2014
The Times was wrong to oppose a state bill to provide medical insurance to low-income immigrants. Healthcare for all, including the undocumented, is an issue that California must address. ("This bill isn't the way to help immigrants afford healthcare,"...
| May 1, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Around 900,000 Medi-Cal applicants statewide -- 300,000 of them in Los Angeles County -- are still awaiting final processing of their applications, state and local officials said Wednesday.
The state backlog grew by 100,000 during the month of April, as...
| May 12, 2014
| 2:12 PM
A Saudi Arabia health worker who traveled to Orlando, Fla., has tested positive for the deadly MERS coronavirus, the second case ever confirmed within the United States, health officials said Monday.
Officials with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control...
| May 24, 2014
I would suggest that Dr. Richard F. Corlin's letter did readers a disservice by suggesting that the problems at Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals are proof that a single-payer healthcare system in the U.S. won't work. ("Fix the VA," Letters, May...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 3:14 PM
WASHINGTON -- As the deadline approaches for enrolling in Obamacare health coverage this year, younger Americans have warmed somewhat to the president’s healthcare law, but Latinos remain closely split over it.
Those findings from a large-scale...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 5:39 PM
California's health exchange said it would use an additional $155 million in federal grant money to address customer service woes and to boost low enrollment among the key market of uninsured Latinos.
The Covered California exchange announced the...
| Oct 23, 2008
Today's question: What has been the experience of states that have parental notification laws? How dangerous are abortions for minors? Previously, Short and Gerace discussed whether parents should be notified before minors receive an abortion.