Former President Barack Obama’s health law let parents keep their adult children on their health plans until at least age 26, a change that helped millions of young people transition to adulthood as jobs were scarce after the Great Recession.
More than three million people in California are now eligible for low-cost health insurance through the state's Covered California program. Starting Monday, the program will open a special enrollment thansk to the recently signed American Rescue Act.
Pfizer announced Wednesday that its COVID-19 vaccine is safe and strongly protective in kids as young as 12.
As Blue Shield takes over vaccination operations in California, it may force the end of some community clinics.
The Medical Board of California said it would investigate a plastic surgeon who appeared in a videoconference for his traffic violation trial while operating.
Covered California says it will give people more time to purchase health insurance this year.
President Joe Biden signed an executive order to reopen the HealthCare.gov insurance markets for a special sign-up opportunity geared to people needing coverage in the coronavirus pandemic.
Almost 200 workers at John Muir Health Behavioral Health Center in Concord are now voting, or will do so shortly, on whether they want to unionize.
An Arkansas doctor gave hundreds of patients a clean bill to start the New Year when he cleared their debt.
With doctor offices close, access to medication, and resources redistributed to battle COVID-19, chronic pain patients say they're suffering.
It’s Christmas Eve, and nurses in California aren’t home with their families. They are working, always working, completely gowned up — and worn down.
A surge in infections linked to Thanksgiving has led to many hospitals running out of room to treat the severest COVID-19 cases, and medical facilities are facing a serious staffing shortage on top of everything else.
Since the coronavirus pandemic took hold in the U.S., Sara Houze has been on the road — going from one hospital to another to care for COVID-19 patients on the brink of death.
The Trump administration said Wednesday it was cutting $200 million in federal healthcare funding to California because the state requires insurance providers to cover abortions.
The Food and Drug Administration is expected to follow the recommendation issued Thursday by its expert advisers.
Tom Vacar reports on the historic developments that unfolded Thursday.
The first patients in Britain began receiving a coronavirus vaccine, raising questions about who deserves to get the medicine.
It joins a list of other congregate settings ravaged by recent outbreaks.
Republican elected officials and the Trump administration are advancing their latest arguments to get rid of the Affordable Care Act, a long-held GOP goal that has repeatedly failed in Congress and the courts.
Joe Biden is championing the Obama administration’s signature health care law as it goes before the Supreme Court in a case that could overturn it.