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  • Free samples of prescription drugs are costly to patients, study says

    Free samples of prescription drugs are costly to patients, study says
    Free samples of prescription drugs may seem like a great deal for patients. But even when doctors think they’re doing patients a favor by handing out the freebies, the real beneficiaries are the drug manufacturers, according to new research in the journal JAMA Dermatology.
  • An Asian American turn to the right?

     An Asian American turn to the right?
    The recent defeat of an effort to reinstitute affirmative action in admissions to California's public colleges and universities demonstrates the political power of Asian American voters and challenges the conventional wisdom about their partisan...

    Trying to lose weight? Willpower is more than saying 'I won't'

    Trying to lose weight? Willpower is more than saying 'I won't'
    Each time health psychologist Kelly McGonigal teaches her Science of Willpower class, she asks students to select a willpower challenge to focus on during the 10-week course. Though students' goals are diverse — kicking nicotine or getting out of...

    California Supreme Court headed for change

    California Supreme Court headed for change
    SAN FRANCISCO — The California Supreme Court is headed for change. Dominated for decades by Republicans, the state's most powerful court may soon be remade by Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown if, as expected, he wins another term. Three of the court'...

    Is the Legislature rotten to its core?

     Is the Legislature rotten to its core?
    Now that the California Senate has voted to suspend three of its members, all accused or convicted of criminal wrongdoing, legislators hope the issue will quickly vanish. And that's precisely the problem with this action. Giving three senators a "time...