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  • Young, uninsured adults seeking health coverage face challenges

    Young, uninsured adults seeking health coverage face challenges
    Burbank student Maria Cardenas, 26, has been without health insurance for the last four years, and it worries her. "I'm really healthy and don't generally get sick, but there are occasions when it happens," she said. "I want to be able to go to the...
  • Nigella Lawson drug allegations sour Season 2 launch of 'The Taste'

    Nigella Lawson drug allegations sour Season 2 launch of 'The Taste'
    Nigella Lawson judges cooking on ABC's reality competition "The Taste," but lately the British lifestyle expert's private life is cooking up serious trouble that may threaten her role on the show. Lawson's ex-husband Charles Saatchi accused her in a...
  • CVS Caremark to buy Apria Healthcare's Coram unit for $2.1 billion

    CVS Caremark to buy Apria Healthcare's Coram unit for $2.1 billion
    CVS Caremark Corp., the nation's largest provider of prescription drugs, agreed to buy a unit of Apria Healthcare Group Inc. in Lake Forest for about $2.1 billion to add specialty infusion services. It is CVS' biggest purchase in five years. The deal to...
  • Peter V. Lee, Obamacare's California savior?

     Peter V. Lee, Obamacare's California savior?
    By the numbers, Peter V. Lee has some reason to crow while the feds are eating crow. The executive director of Covered California can be pleased that, as of mid-November, nearly a third of all Americans who signed up under the new healthcare law were...
  • FDA affirms safety of diabetes drug Avandia, lifts restrictions on use

    FDA affirms safety of diabetes drug Avandia, lifts restrictions on use
    Avandia, a controversial diabetes drug that was thought to increase patients’ risk of heart attacks and other cardiovascular problems, has been cleared for widespread use by the Food and Drug Administration. Federal regulators said Monday that the...
  • California a bright spot in Obamacare sign-ups

    California a bright spot in Obamacare sign-ups
    Amid slipping support nationally for President Obama's healthcare law and a backlash over canceled policies, California remains a bright spot with nearly 80,000 people signing up for health insurance in the state-run exchange. Still, California has...
  • Obamacare puzzle takes new twists and turns

    Obamacare puzzle takes new twists and turns
    The Rubik's Cube that is healthcare reform might have become even more puzzling for some people Thursday after the operator of California's online insurance exchange rejected President Obama's call for extending the life of canceled policies. Covered...
  • Mexican cartels abet heroin and meth surge in U.S., DEA study says

    Mexican cartels abet heroin and meth surge in U.S., DEA study says
    MEXICO CITY — The availability of heroin and methamphetamine in the U.S. is on the rise, due in part to the ever-evolving entrepreneurial spirit of the Mexican drug cartels, according to a new study released by the Drug Enforcement Administration....
  • A California-style fix for Obamacare's runaway premiums

    A California-style fix for Obamacare's runaway premiums
    "We didn't do a good enough job in terms of how we crafted the law," an apologetic President Obama said this month, shortly after millions of Americans got notices from their health insurance companies that their current policies were going to be canceled...
  • Top Democratic lawmakers stand by Obama on healthcare rollout

    Top Democratic lawmakers stand by Obama on healthcare rollout
    WASHINGTON -- Top congressional Democrats on Sunday stood by President Obama and the flawed rollout of the government's healthcare website, expressing confidence the problems would be fixed and the issue would not drag down the party in next year’...
  • Obama acts to ease health insurance plan cancellations

    Obama acts to ease health insurance plan cancellations
    WASHINGTON — President Obama's plan to help millions of consumers facing health insurance cancellations calmed Democrats on Capitol Hill on Thursday even as its practical effect appeared unclear. The decision could give some consumers who like...