health care

A debate around a treatment intended to reverse pill-induced abortions bubbled up recently when a state regulatory board allowed some nurses to be trained in the practice.  Capital Public Radio's Sammy Caiola has the story.


An Inland Empire Republican assemblywoman is calling out an IE Democratic congressman for a photo of him wearing a t-shirt that uses an obscenity to criticize the GOP health care bill.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.

An Inland Empire state senator is pushing legislation that would bring together regional health care players to expand the number of physicians needed around the state, especially in the IE.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.

Health professionals say most Americans don't take their medication as prescribed.  As Capital Public Radio's Katie Orr reports, California pharmacists want a larger role in solving the problem.

Covered California, the state's "Obamacare" health insurance exchange, is extending its deadline for some people who haven't yet signed up for health insurance.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has more in this report from Capital Public Radio.

We conclude a series of reports on some of the difficulties many rural Californians have getting insurance through Covered California, the state's health insurance exchange.  Capital Public Radio Health Care reporter Pauline Bartolone reports on one community where there are practically no choices for affordable insurance for qualified residents.


The Board of Directors of Covered California -- the state's health insurance exchange -- meets today to discuss a problem that affects one of every ten Covered California customers:  being eligible for only one or two choices among insurance policies.  Capitol Public Radio's Health Care correspondent Pauline Bartolone reports.

SB County Nurses Plan Two-Day Strike This Week

Dec 8, 2014

Hundreds of nurses who work for San Bernardino County are planning to walk off their jobs at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center and other county health facilities.  KVCR's Matt Guilhem explains the disputes behind the planned two-day nurses strike.